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Education With A Porpoise #3- An Education Blog Series

Education With A Porpoise #3- An Education Blog Series

WDC is an international leader in educating and exciting people of all ages about whales and dolphins, and this summer we were the proud recipients of the ASCOBANS Outreach and Education Award. With offices in five different countries and a visitor centre in Scotland, we reach a wide audience and carry out many different education initiatives. …

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Education with a Porpoise #2 – An Education Blog Series

WDC is an international leader in educating and exciting people of all ages about whales and dolphins, and this summer we were the proud recipients of the ASCOBANS Outreach and Education Award. With offices in five different countries and a visitor centre in Scotland, we reach a wide audience and carry out many different education…

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WDC picks up prestigious education award

WDC’s outreach and education work has been recognised at this week’s ASCOBANS meeting – a regional agreement by a range of nations regarding the protection of certain species of whale and dolphin. The ASCOBANS Outreach and Education Award was presented to WDC CEO, Chris Butler Stroud, and recognizes the crucial role of education in motivating…

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BBC schools’ radio programme talks dolphins

At WDC we welcome opportunities to talk to young audiences about whales and dolphins and the work that we do. When I was approached by the BBC to take part in a schools’ radio programme about the Moray Firth bottlenose dolphins in Scotland, I was very pleased to agree. We were joined by three pupils…

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Scrap dolphins’ environmental message

About 18 months ago, we were approached by the coordinator of the Chippenham Children and Young People’s Parliament to ask if we might find a way of working together on a Chippenham-wide project. She had been inspired to make contact after her daughter’s school had received a visit from one of WDC’s volunteer speakers and…

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Citizens in Science – meet the Dolphin Watchers of Kangaroo Island

This blog post is written by volunteer Charlotte Foster, who has spent the past few months in Australia… G’day! Two and a half months into my travels and it’s strange to think my time in Australia is up. This blog looks back over a particularly fond 6 days with citizen science-based project ‘Dolphin Watch’, the inspirational…

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