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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have killed at least two fin whales, the first...
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Majority of Icelandic people think whaling harms their country’s reputation

A survey of Icelandic people has confirmed that the majority believe whaling damages Iceland's reputation. ...
A magnificent sei whale © Christopher Swann

Japan Begins Commercial Whaling Season

Sei whale © Christopher Swann Japanese whalers have left port to begin this year's annual...

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

University of Alaska Fairbanks Master's student, Dana Bloch, retrieves a CTD that is used to...

Free festival fun at the Scottish Dolphin Centre

WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay is hosting its annual Really Wild Festival on 4th May, celebrating Scotland’s great outdoors and the fantastic array of wildlife and heritage that Spey Bay has to offer.

The free event will be jam packed full of family fun activities and feature a 7m climbing wall allowing kids, and adults, to see the spectacular views right across the Moray Firth. Family activities run by local charity, Wild things will also include dolphin watching, music, tours around the largest Icehouse in the UK, local food and craft stalls and much, much more. Visitors can even grab a free Starbucks coffee (limited supply).

The Festival runs from 10:30am – 4:30pm with events on offer both indoors and out. A Blue Whale Race, guided walks and a BBQ will also feature. Find out more on the Scottish Dolphin Centre website.