Categories // Whale & Dolphin General News
The work of citizen scientists, continues to be a crucial role in helping to understand the environment around us.
A new study has suggested that the risk from micro plastics to marine mammals is increasing and could even lead to extinction.
The areas covered will contribute towards the protection of species such as minke whales and Risso's dolphins, and will be supported by ORCA's new Hebridean survey programme.
Research released today shows that an orca in a marine park in the French Riviera can be taught to say simple human words.
Categories // Survey & Sightings News
In a week when many UK companies have made announcements to help protect the marine environment, we revisit an innovative project that ORCA & Brittany Ferries partnered on in 2017.
Battles line drawn in argument over use of video footage of marine life accidentally killed by Kiwi fishing industry.
Categories // Sea Safari
Despite 2018 only having just started, ORCA are already gearing up for our first survey of a bumper 2018!
The recent death of a white-beaked dolphin found stranded on the Isle of Wight occured right on ORCA's doorstep, just across the Solent from our main offices in Portsmouth.
Yesterday evening Prince William gave a keynote speech at the UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner, outlining the shipping industry’s role in arresting the illegal wildlife trade.
The charity will be participating in the small cruise ship specialist's new citizen science programme in 2018.
A raft of retailers and other businesses have announced action on limiting plastic waste, including some of ORCA's partners.
Categories // ORCA Events
Entries are open until 5pm on Friday 2nd February and the best two entries will be sent one of our fab adoption tins, generously donated by Gift Republic.
The area has had speed restrictions placed on it to protect the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, with fourteen ships slapped with fines.
This year will see more surveys, more partners, and more conservation projects than ever before.
Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea has today launched a new partnership with ORCA, one of the UK’s leading marine conservation charities.
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