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Southern Indian Ocean humpback whales sing different songs

Scientists have found that humpback whales on both sides of the southern Indian Ocean sing different tunes.The finding is unusual since humpbacks in the same...

Bridging The Gap…

Hi Everyone, I'm without a car at the moment so limited to watching for dolphins at North Kessock. Kesslet and Charlie were possibly spotted by...

WDCS letter on the Port Access Route Study

Docket Management Facility (M–30)U.S. Department of Transportation,West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–1401200 New Jersey Avenue SE.Washington, DC 20590–0001.31 January 2012Dear Sir or Madam:On behalf of...

Amazing Film Of Whales And Dolphins At Play

We all know that dolphins are playful creatures, but it's not often that we see them playing with whales much larger than themselves. Take a look...

Almuerzos Amigables Con Las Ballenas: Bueno Para Niños, Fantástico Para Las Ballenas

¿En tu escuela sirven almuerzos “amigables con las ballenas”*? (*en referencia específicamente al pescado que no es distribuido, directa o indirectamente, por la compañía islandesa...
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Orca rights: stuff and nonsense?

In the post festive haze, as we wade through the sea of discarded Christmas presents, it is hard not to recognise that one of the...

Iceland – are they having a rethink on whaling?

According to the latest news out of Iceland, there is a potential for the government increasing support for whale watching and increasing restrictions on commercial...

Going For Gold Next Time Kesslet?

Hi Everyone, Yesterday I had Kesslet and Charlie visiting Kessock in very silvery light, and with the last photo of them being in bronze coloured...
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Working to Save Dolphins in Despair

A female and her calf being carried back to sea on the Cape photo: Reuters While many try to understand and improve the outcome of...