I’m delighted to herald the worldwide release of Breach, a must-see documentary on Icelandic whaling. WDC has encouraged and supported US-based independent film-maker Jonny Zwick, who is also the film’s producer and director, since its inception as a Kickstarter back in February 2014.
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.
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
Arguably more than anything else, photo-identification, or “photo-ID,” opened the door to our appreciation of whales and dolphins as individuals.
The appeal by Georgia Aquarium to overturn and invalidate the decision to deny its request for a permit to import 18 beluga whales from Russia is officially closed.
We are very fortunate to have such a beautiful beach here at Spey Bay (the largest shingle beach in all of Scotland in fact!), but sadly like many other beaches up and down the coastline marine litter is constantly washing up on shore.
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.