ORCA News

Apr02

Oceans could be restored by 2050

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Oceans could be restored by 2050

The world’s oceans have been misused by humans for decades, but scientists believe rebuilding them is a very achievable goal.

Mar23

ORCA Lessons!

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ORCA Lessons!

To support families at home and teachers during the Coronavirus pandemic, ORCA have been producing interactive lessons, activities, and question and answer sessions about whales and dolphins!

Mar03

Harbour porpoise proposal

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Harbour porpoise proposal

ORCA part of a group of NGO's that have presented a proposal focused on two small, distinct and endangered populations of harbour porpoises. 

Feb17

Communicating the issue of ship strike

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Communicating the issue of ship strike

James Robbins continues his monthly blogs about his PhD investigating ship strike and how he will be undertaking research to better understand this threat.

Feb10

Broadcaster and conservationist announced as ORCA Patron

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Broadcaster and conservationist announced as ORCA Patron

Lizzie Daly, who has presented on BBC and National Geographic, has had a long-standing passion for the marine environment and will be an ambassador for ORCA’s conservation work as the charity’s newest patron.

Jan29

Cruise Conservationist Course 2020 launched!

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Cruise Conservationist Course 2020 launched!

The groundbreaking training programme will show delegates everything they need to know to be Cruise Conservationists.

Jan20

Search for bowhead whales with ORCA!

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Search for bowhead whales with ORCA!

ORCA will be monitoring whales and dolphins on a very special cruise in May 2021 with Oceanwide Expeditions.

Jan07

More details emerge about Portsmouth ship strike incident

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More details emerge about Portsmouth ship strike incident

An investigation has identified the deceased Portsmouth whale as a juvenile fin whale.

Mar27

ORCA Shop

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ORCA Shop

The ORCA office has closed due to COVID-19 and as a result for the foreseeable future we will not be able to fulfill orders of many products from our online shop. 

Mar16

ORCA’s response to ‘COVID-19’

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ORCA’s response to ‘COVID-19’

ORCA has been closely monitoring the Government advice and each of our shipping partners’ advice regarding the current coronavirus outbreak.

Feb28

ORCA release new scientific paper

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ORCA release new scientific paper

Researchers from ORCA and the University of Plymouth have explored common dolphin densities in keys areas covered by ORCA surveys.

Feb10

Gervais beaked whale sighting confirmed in ORCA first

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Gervais beaked whale sighting confirmed in ORCA first

Volunteers spotted the elusive species during a Saga cruise returning from the Caribbean.

Feb03

Sperm whale sadly dies in the Thames

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Sperm whale sadly dies in the Thames

After a three day struggle a sperm whale that was spotted in the Thames sadly stranded and died.

Jan27

2019 round up!

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2019 round up!

Well what a year 2019 was!

Jan15

Stranded killer whale discovered in East Anglia

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Stranded killer whale discovered in East Anglia

The animal, which is the first stranded orca in England and Wales since 2001 was discovered just before Christmas.

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