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The UK’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has vowed to “take a stand” against whale killing in Japan.
Over the Christmas and New Year period, some of our Marine Mammal Surveyors based in Cornwall were lucky enough witness the incredible sight of one of our favourite ocean giants, the humpback whale!
We take a look back at the world of whales and dolphins during July.
For the second year in a row, Iceland will not be hunting whales in positive news for fin whales.
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!
ORCA part of a group of NGO's that have presented a proposal focused on two small, distinct and endangered populations of harbour porpoises.
James Robbins continues his monthly blogs about his PhD investigating ship strike and how he will be undertaking research to better understand this threat.
Well what a year 2019 was!
A long term study conducted in the North Sea has concluded that the number of harbour porpoises in the area is declining.
The past two weeks has seen a worrying number of beaked whales stranding around Europe, with many animals dying as a result.
ORCA's Hebrides Wildlife Officer, Ashleigh, came to assist in the live stranding of a fin whale in Wales.
The world’s oceans have been misused by humans for decades, but scientists believe rebuilding them is a very achievable goal.
ORCA has been closely monitoring the Government advice and each of our shipping partners’ advice regarding the current coronavirus outbreak.
Researchers from ORCA and the University of Plymouth have explored common dolphin densities in keys areas covered by ORCA surveys.
After a three day struggle a sperm whale that was spotted in the Thames sadly stranded and died.
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