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Has The Netherlands broken ranks to criticise Greenlandic whaling?

The EU Commission has been working hard to keep all EU members aligned with its instructions that they must support Denmark and Greenland and todate, has suffered no criticism without retalitory private hand slaps being handed out to wayward countries that didnt swallow the Greenland pitch that it should be able to sell to tourists and so, by default, commercialise it's hunt.

Scottish Dolphin Centre Says Goodbye To Old Friends

This weeks blog has been written by our Summer Guide, Heather, about what we have been saying goodbye to here at the Scottish Dolphin Centre this week.

After their much awaited arrival at the beginning of April we are now seeing the osprey visits dwindle and soon the remaining ospreys will begin their migration of over 4000 miles to Africa.

Will New Zealanders Vote for Dolphins?

New Zealand has a national election campaign running until 20 September. Until now it was difficult to tell where each political party stood on the matter of saving the endangered New Zealand (Hector’s and Māui) dolphin. This smallest of all the dolphins with the rounded dorsal fin is beloved around the world but they're being wiped out by fishing nets.

Working with groups in New Zealand, WDC has put together a Voters’ Guide to rate the parties and to show how to vote for healthy seas and healthy dolphin populations.

Sometimes there are no words

Date: September 3rd, 2014.

Destination: Iceland

Location: Whaling station, Hvalfjörður

Target: Fin whale #109 of the season

Icelandic fin whaling

Mums The Word...

I have some great news from the Inner Moray Firth about two of our adoption dolphin girls - Spirit and Moonlight have had new babies recently !

Barbara from the Aberdeen University Lighthouse Field Station and I have held this news back for a week or so just to make absolutely sure. We always like to see a Mum and new baby at least twice and for a decent amount of time together before we confirm it.

The photo below is our lovely Spirit with her latest little bundle of joy...

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