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Ringing in the (wildlife) changes at the Scottish Dolphin Centre

Volunteering as a guide at the Scottish Dolphin Centre this summer, I’ve gotten used to telling visitors that we’ve been seeing the Moray Firth bottlenose dolphins at least once a day, with often spectacular displays of breaching.  However, as the summer is making way for autumn and the salmon are running a little less, I’ve…

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WDC joins supporters around the globe for Japan Dolphin Day

There are no more powerful words than the many images captured over the course of the past few days as nearly 100 demonstrations were launched around the world from places like San Francisco, Paris, Melbourne, Mallorca and even Mumbai , to mark the beginning of the dolphin drive hunt season in Taiji, Japan. Pictures from these…

You Can't Keep A Good Dolphin Down !

Hi Everyone, Things are still a little bit quiet around Chanonry Point – there are some dolphins around but they are not doing very much, most are saving energy instead until the salmon run speeds up a bit… unless of course you happen to be Charlie and then of course you have to go and…

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A little victory has a good outcome for orcas

Sometimes, it’s nice to be able to enjoy the little things.  Earlier this year, San Juan County announced a “determination of nonsignificance” (DNS) for a proposal to build a dock on the west side of San Juan Island – an important foraging area for the critically endangered Southern Resident orcas.  Under the State Environmental Policy…

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Der tüchtige Delfin läßt sich nicht unterkriegen

Hallo zusammen, um Chanonry Point ist es ein bisschen still geworden – es sind einige Delfine da, die meisten sparen sich aber die Energie bis zu den Laichwanderungen der Lachse im Herbst und sind nicht besonders aktiv. Außer natürlich Charlie: er begrüßt nach wie vor jeden Tanker, der durch die Fahrrinne kommt. Durch die schwachen…

First few weeks as an intern

Written By: Stephanie Wrobel It’s been a bit over two weeks now that I’ve been interning with WDC and so much has happened that it feels like it should be a lot longer. Before I came here I’d never seen humpback whales before, but due to studying in Australia I guess I always had a…