ORCA Ocean Conservationist Blogs

Jun29

Exploring Alaska

Exploring Alaska

Ocean Conservationist, Lauren, tells us about her very special summer in Alaska as a part of a new programme helping to protect whales in the northeast Pacific.

Jun16

An unforgettable two weeks in the Bay of Biscay

Categories // Bay of Biscay

An unforgettable two weeks in the Bay of Biscay

I have just finished my first rotation on the Brittany Ferries Galicia, and I can safely say that it was two weeks I will never forget!

Jun14

Scottish orcas - The West Coast Community

Categories // Hebrides

Scottish orcas - The West Coast Community

Hebrides Ocean Conservationist Jess tells us all about the orcas (also known as killer whales) that have been making waves on the West coast of Scotland this spring.

Jun07

Whales of Iceland and the Azores

Whales of Iceland and the Azores

In April ORCA and Fred.Olsen worked together on a very special itinerary that has been almost three years in the planning. Head of Partnerships, Steve Jones, was onboard and writes about his experience on the ship.

May04

Hello from the Bay of Biscay!

Categories // Bay of Biscay

Hello from the Bay of Biscay!

It was an exciting first two weeks onboard the Galicia for Ocean Conservationist Natasha! 

May04

Hello from the Hebrides!

Categories // Hebrides

Hello from the Hebrides!

ORCA Ocean Conservationist Jess has returned to the Hebrides for another survey season with CalMac Ferries

Oct19

Highlights of the Hebrides

Categories // Hebrides

Highlights of the Hebrides

Looking back on the 2021 Hebrides Wildlife Season, common dolphins have been a constant companion alongside highlights such as breaching minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, and lots and lots of puffins.

Aug08

Marine Wildlife around the British Isles

Marine Wildlife around the British Isles

A voyage of discovery around the British Isles on board Ambassador Cruise Line's Ambience 

Jun16

Common dolphins in the Bay of Biscay

Categories // Bay of Biscay

Common dolphins in the Bay of Biscay

My second rotation on the Pont-Aven has been equally as amazing as the first!

Jun07

Welcome to the Bay of Biscay

Categories // Bay of Biscay

Welcome to the Bay of Biscay

My first two weeks on the Pont-Aven have been pretty incredible; so many amazing passengers and wonderful sightings!

May18

Bay of Biscay or Bay of Dolphins?

Categories // Bay of Biscay

Bay of Biscay or Bay of Dolphins?

I have just finished my first ever rotation as an ORCA Ocean Conservationist, and what a fantastic experience it has been.

May04

Finspiration from our Ocean Giants

Finspiration from our Ocean Giants

Welcoming Ocean Conservationist Nina on board the DFDS King Seaways! 

May04

From porpoises to people

Categories // Bay of Biscay

From porpoises to people

It’s been a whirlwind of the first two weeks on the Brittany Ferries Pont- Aven, but it has been an amazing experience, and I’m so glad this is only the beginning!

Mar17

The North Sea season is about to start onboard the King Seaways!

Categories // North Sea

The North Sea season is about to start onboard the King Seaways!

Welcome to the first blog of the 2022 Ocean Conservationist season with DFDS King Seaways.

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