An eventful season

As the season here in Spey Bay is sadly coming to an end, I thought I’d do a little recap about my experience as this year’s events volunteer at the Scottish Dolphin Centre. All in all, it’s been a blast and I’m very happy that I packed my things and came up here 7 months ago.

Responsible Whale Watching should never be hit or miss

Watching whales in the wild is a wonderful alternative to seeing whales and dolphins in captivity – nothing compares to seeing these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.  Captivity is not only extremely harmful and detrimental to whales and dolphins, but also does a disservice to the people who experience these wonderful beings in a

Diving Off For A Few Days...

Just to let you know that I'm off on a weeks break from today - I spotted Sundance alongside Kesslet this morning in the Kessock Channel which was a real surprise as he hasn't been in here much over the season. Anyway - must dive off and pack.

It is time for a global commitment to reduce ocean noise

The limitations of current regulation of ocean noise, particularly noise generated during seismic surveys were exposed in a recent paper published in Frontiers in Ecology and Environment by Dr. Nowacek and colleagues. They wrote of the need of a new paradigm to address the impacts of noise pollution on marine habitats and life.


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