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Welcome Back Dolphins !

Hi Everyone, The photo below is a sight for sore eyes, the first visit from dolphins in the Kessock Channel for months. It was a blizzard of snow this morning but as the skies cleared I had this glorious scene in front of me – Kesslet and Charlie hunting in the fast tide and big…

A Nice Start to the Week !

Hi Everyone, I had a phone call on Monday morning from the organisers of a national photographic competition…telling me that I had won the title of Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year ! Photo Competition Website Here is the photo that the judges liked…I hope that you like it too. Best Wishes, Charlie.

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Progress of the Convention on Migratory Species Cetacean Agreement in the Pacific Islands Region

In 2006, governments from the Pacific Islands Region made some very strong steps towards protecting whales and dolphins by establishing the Convention of Migratory Species Memorandum of Understanding for the Conservation of Cetaceans and their Habitats in the Pacific Islands Region (CMS Pacific Cetaceans MoU). This is one of only three CMS agreements dedicated specifically…

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A Unique Story of Survival

On March 17, 2004 a young North Atlantic right whale, probably just a little over a year old, was sighted off the southeast of the US with fishing gear wrapped around his body. This young and vulnerable whale had thick rope tightly bound around his body twice, just behind his blowhole and then wrapping around…

The Suspense is Unbearable…

Hi Everyone, Still nothing to report around Chanonry Point or the Kessock Channel, dolphins are still playing hide and seek and my nerves are in shreds waiting to see who will be the first dolphin/s to visit the Point in proper hunting mode, not just passing by. Will it be Scoopy and Prism, like in…

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Say NO to Oil and Gas exploration off Australia's south coast.

We are making progress, but we have only 5 days left. If you haven’t already then please SIGN and SHARE the petition. 5 days left to save habitat critical to these Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins. Kangaroo Island is a magical area where sperm whales dive for squid, sea lions forage and hunt and rock lobsters thrive.…