ORCA News

2017 Survey Roundup!

15th Dec 2017

We have finished collating all the data from our 2017 surveys and what an amazing year it has been!

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Whaling - a cruel practice and a threat to human health

8th Dec 2017

Inspired by our SOEC, we look at whaling and the impact it still has on European cetaceans despite more than 30 years of the global whaling moratorium

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PCB refresher - what are they and how do they affect cetaceans?

7th Dec 2017

Inspired by the release of our SOEC, we revisit our outline of PCBs and the threat they pose to cetaceans in UK & European waters

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Ship strike highlighted as a key global threat

6th Dec 2017

ORCA's SOEC outlines why ship strike is having such a devastating issue and the role it has played in the decline of species such as the North Atlantic right whale

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Spotlight on bycatch in the lead up to ORCA’s SOEC

5th Dec 2017

Entanglement in fishing gear represents a critical threat to whales and dolphins across Europe, and we've highlighted some of the reasons why in response to our SOEC this week

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