Sadie Gorvett (Education Intern) recalls her most memorable times as an intern at the Scottish Dolphin Centre.
Time has flown and it’s almost time to say farewell to the Isle of Lewis and all the whales, dolphins and porpoises that call these waters home. Although it’s been a bit of a mixed bag weather wise, we’ve managed to get out on the water a surprising amount of times and every time been treated to some animal delights.
Emily Burton, one of our fantastic volunteers at the Scottish Dolphin Centre, gives an update on the Scottish Dolphin Centre's efforts to reduce its plastic waste.
12.7 million tons of plastic is dumped into the sea each year. That’s the equivalent of a full bin lorry every single minute. -Greenpeace
By Sarah Sheldon, WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre's Guide and Events intern.
It was a slow start to this seasons fieldwork here on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.
The Center for Whale Research (CWR) made the sad determination yesterday that 2-year old Sonic (J52) is now deceased. This is the second death for the critically endangered Southern Resident orca population this year, after a summer in which they were
With hurricanes Irma and Maria causing devastation to Caribbean islands and the US coasts, we’ve been very concerned for dolphins and orcas held captive in marine parks in these regions.
Saturday, September 16th was designated as the International Coastal Cleanup Day, and shortly some colleagues from our other offices will share updates and photos from their events.
On 6 September, 2017 we handed-over our petition calling for strong laws to stop dolphins, porpoises and whales dying in fishing gear in UK seas. Our Parliamentary event to present the petition and to get a commitment from the UK Fisheries Minister, George Eustice