Survey & Sightings News

Apr13

Dolphin and porpoise sightings in the North Sea!

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Dolphin and porpoise sightings in the North Sea!

Our team on KING Seaways solider through rough weather and get great rewards for their hard work.

Apr05

Sensational second week in the Bay of Biscay

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Sensational second week in the Bay of Biscay

Just days into our Wildlife Officer season, the team spot ORCA's namesake on the crossing to northern Spain.

Mar28

Great first Plymouth - Roscoff survey for 2018

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Great first Plymouth - Roscoff survey for 2018

The ORCA survey team, surveying aboard Bretagne for the first time, also had a very special sighting in the English Channel.

Mar06

Behind the Scenes - ORCA Wildlife Officers

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Behind the Scenes - ORCA Wildlife Officers

We chatted to Anna Bunney, ORCA's Education Coordinator and the brains behind the ORCA Wildlife Officer Programme, about her experiences of engaging members of the public in marine conservation.

Feb20

North Sea Wildlife Officer starts in one month

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North Sea Wildlife Officer starts in one month

Now entering it's twelfth year, ORCA's partnership with DFDS will continue to engage thousands of passengers aboard KING Seaways crossing from Newcastle to Ijmuiden.

Feb08

Research with a porpoise

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Research with a porpoise

Building on our track record of working with leading UK universities, we chat to Kimberly Neilsen about an MSc project she is completing using ORCA data.

Jan24

Looking back at our Ship Strike project

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Looking back at our Ship Strike project

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.

Jan15

Post mortem on stranded dolphin released

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Post mortem on stranded dolphin released

A white-beaked found on an Isle of Wight beach stranded because of a bacterial infection according to the post mortem examination.

Apr11

First Pont-Aven Wildlife Officer blog of 2018

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First Pont-Aven Wildlife Officer blog of 2018
Kelly & Kate look back on their first week on board Brittany Ferries flagship.
Apr04

Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer season kicks off

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Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer season kicks off

Sam, one our Wildlife Officer class of 2018, gives an insight into her first week at sea.

Mar08

Wildlife report from the Bright Lights of Norway

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Wildlife report from the Bright Lights of Norway

Our 2018 cruise season set off to a great start on the Saga Pearl II to see the Bright Lights of Norway

Feb28

Applications open for new ORCA Wildlife Officer

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Applications open for new ORCA Wildlife Officer

The brand new programme will be delivered in partnership with long term ORCA partner DFDS on the Newhaven to Dieppe.

Feb14

2018 Saga Cruise programme sets sail!

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2018 Saga Cruise programme sets sail!

Bright Lights in Norway cruise aboard the Saga Pearl II leaves from Portsmouth today with our first ORCA team of the year on board.

Feb02

New partnership with Noble Caledonia

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New partnership with Noble Caledonia

The charity will be participating in the small cruise ship specialist's new citizen science programme in 2018.

Jan19

Survey applications open biggest year yet!

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Survey applications open biggest year yet!

This year will see more surveys, more partners, and more conservation projects than ever before.

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