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The Big Miracle…

Hi Everyone, You may have heard that there is a new film coming out starring Drew Barrymore and some lovely whales…well, in quite a few cinemas there will be a WDCS advert at the start and guess who is the voice that you will hear doing the voiceover? Here are the cinemas that are showing…

Help Protect Scotland's Whales & Dolphins !

Hi Everyone, I was through at our Scottish Dolphin Centre on Tuesday taking some launch photos for our Marine Protected Areas campaign that starts this week. ©WDCS/Charlie Phillips Protecting the places where whales and dolphins live is vital to ensuring their future. WDCS’s goal is to help design and create large ‘safe havens’ or Marine…

Bridging The Gap…

Hi Everyone, I’m without a car at the moment so limited to watching for dolphins at North Kessock. Kesslet and Charlie were possibly spotted by my pal Alan’s wife Pru who was walking down towards Chanonry. Alan is laid up poorly with a bad cold just now so get well soon my friend, and thanks…

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Orca rights: stuff and nonsense?

In the post festive haze, as we wade through the sea of discarded Christmas presents, it is hard not to recognise that one of the things that sets us humans apart from many other species (but perhaps not quite all species), is our relationship with ‘stuff’. We make it, we buy it, we collect it, we…

Iceland – are they having a rethink on whaling?

According to the latest news out of Iceland, there is a potential for the government increasing support for whale watching and increasing restrictions on commercial whaling. It appears that they are looking to conduct an audit of the pros and cons of whaling, including its potential market in Japan vs the potential negative effects on…

Going For Gold Next Time Kesslet?

Hi Everyone, Yesterday I had Kesslet and Charlie visiting Kessock in very silvery light, and with the last photo of them being in bronze coloured water I wonder, since it’s the Olympics this year if Kesslet is going to go for gold light the next time I photograph her? ©WDCS/Charlie Phillips Just one of those…