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Denmark’s balancing act on the issue of whaling

WDCS has just been with colleagues to the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the issue of Denmark’s position on the issue of whaling. You can read an op ed piece we created for the  EU Policy and debate site, EurActiv.Com https://www.euractiv.com/climate-environment/denmark-balancing-act-issue-whal-analysis-513111

The North Uist ShoreWatch Team

Our return to the Islands …!!!

Our 2012 field season on the Isle of Lewis in the Western Isles of Scotland began with us taking a slight detour up through the more southerly of the islands so that we could help out our WDCS ShoreWatch team at a local community event being held on North Uist. There was a great turnout…

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Rainbows and Whales

We are a few months into a new field season which is always a busy time and the reason why our blog updates have been suffering. But we are kicking off this season’s intern blogs with Jess Simpson, who has brought so much joy and life to our office – hopefully she will do the…

That's More Like It Boys !

Hi Everyone, The activity at Chanonry has, at long last shifted up a gear with about a dozen dolphins hunting in the current last evening. Kesslet and Charlie were there, (they were in Kessock in the morning tide) joined by Sundance, Rainbow, Squat Fin, Zephyr and Breeze, Sickle and her calf and some of the…

This Fish is Just Brill Mum !

Hi Everyone, Well, my short break is over, the sun is shining and back I go to our lovely dolphins. Charlie and Kesslet were in the Kessock Channel this morning and were both feeding on caught fish. In the photo below you can make out Charlie surfacing to breathe just behind a moored yacht called…

Spirit, Sundance and Moonlight News…

Hi Everyone, At long last, some news of our lovely Spirit and the baby that she had last summer ! I was talking to Barbara Cheney on the phone this morning about the survey that the Lighthouse researchers went on yesterday – I was at Chanonry and saw the Aberdeen University research boat “Rona” in…