News archive February 2017

ORCA delivering training course for Natural England

Working in partnership with MARINElife, ORCA is training representatives from Natural England in marine mammal observation


BBC News profile on Philippines “globster” features ORCA

Head of Science & Conservation, Lucy Babey, interviewed in feature on a mysterious "hairy blob" washing ashore in the Philippines


2017 Photo Competition Launches

ORCA has launched its ever popular photo competition for 2017


Microbead petition nearing 400,000 signatures

The petition, led by the microbeads coalition, calls on the UK Government to do more to address the critical damage done by plastics


Join us for ‘Whale Tales of the North Sea’

Join us and our friends at DFDS to celebrate ten years of our partnership, featuring a lecture by BBC wildlife expert Michaela Strachan


2017 Ferry Surveys NOW LIVE!

2017 ferry survey dates are now live on the Surveyors Network


Wildlife Officer Placements 2017

ORCA Wildlife Officer Placements for 2017 are now open for applications in both the North Sea and the Bay of Biscay