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Men in suits – The Life of Riley, A WDC Shorewatch dog

Like most of the Moray Firth in Scotland, the WDC Shorewatch site at Nairn is stunning. We were enjoying the views over the sandy beach and across 5 miles of sea to the entrance of the Cromarty Firth, hoping to catch a glimpse of the world famous Moray Firth dolphins, or maybe a whale, when…

An Ideal Christmas Present

Seasons Greetings from a chilly North Kessock in Scotland – although I personally have a nice warm glow inside as I was watching WDC Adopt a Dolphin star “Kesslet” this morning with her little baby, only four months old and having great fun with big brother “Charlie” – the three dolphins were in the Kessock…

#MigrationNation – No Fish, No Blackfish

Research has shown that the survival of the Southern Resident orcas is closely linked to salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest of Canada and the US.  We have established, earlier in this campaign and in previous efforts, that these orcas are incredibly dependent on salmon, especially Chinook – up to 80% of their diet.  But…

The Life of Riley, A WDC Shorewatch dog

He’s lost the plot. My poor human has lost the plot. 10 days in Englandshire without seeing whales and dolphins have broken him. It all started when he went on BookFace. He saw that my friends the WDC Shorewatchers have been seeing dolphins and many lots of different types of whales. New volunteers, Mark and…

Captures and killing continue in Taiji

In August we reported that the yearly atrocities occurring in Taiji, Japan known as the dolphin drive hunts were about to begin, just before this season’s six months of cruelty and death. Since then, a reported 69 whales and dolphins have been ripped from their homes in the wild to be sold into appalling captivity for…

Bags, bottles and wipes

Abigail Travers from online retailer (and WDC partner), Ethical Superstore, talks plastic. At Ethical Superstore we are passionate about a range of ethical causes around the world. We offer shoppers real eco-friendly and fair trade alternatives to regular high street brands, and we partner with charities both local and worldwide. Through our checkout, customers can…