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Nice One Son !

Hi Everyone, A bitterly cold session at Chanonry on Sunday and we ended up with about eight dolphins around the Point. Kesslet was the only adoption dolphin there, no sign of Rainbow and the rest of the gang recently. In the photo below Kesslet is looking on as her son Charlie has a little “Yee-Haa”…


The Dolphin Dog Walk = "DONE"!

Posted on behalf of Kila and Harvey – the Canine Research Team!In case you’ve not read my blog before, i’m Kila and i’m the WDCS Canine Research Assistant. Kila – WDCS Canine Research Assistant and avid “Dog Blogger”. Harvey is my side-kick, otherwise known as the “Assistants assistant”. Harvey taking a break! In our role…

Just Ticking Over…

Hi Everyone, Dolphin sightings and actual activity are pretty much just ticking over at the moment – I caught a little bit of romping around by ID#1085 “Breeze” beside his auntie Squat Fin yesterday… ©WDCS/Charlie Phillips No adoption dolphins have been in at Chanonry for a few days now, even Kesslet and Charlie have gone…


Environmental Movements: Old & New

When doing outreach events we often stress there is little difference between what happens on land and what happens to the oceans. No matter where you live, your actions impact not only your local terrestrial environment but your local watershed and eventually the ocean and its inhabitants. So in honor of World Oceans Day, we…

WDCS / Nicola Hodgins

The Minch is full of life!

We had an unexpectedly glorious day on the water today and saw first-hand what many had been telling us over the past few days since our arrival – that this was already a good year for wildlife in the Minch! Gannets galore A virtual carpet of sitting guillemots led us up to Tolsta Head in…

Denmark’s balancing act on the issue of whaling

WDCS has just been with colleagues to the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the issue of Denmark’s position on the issue of whaling. You can read an op ed piece we created for the  EU Policy and debate site, EurActiv.Com