Categories // ORCA Events
After another fantastic trip in the Bay of Biscay this year, ORCA are delighted to confirm that our popular photograpy Sea Safari with Jessops Acadaemy will once again be taking place in 2020!
Categories // Whale & Dolphin General News
An investigation has identified the deceased Portsmouth whale as a juvenile fin whale.
Data collected by our network of volunteers from across the UK has been analysed and today our 2019 The State of European Cetaceans report has launched!
Five of Britain’s major supermarkets have announced they will drop the use of black plastic in their own brand products by the end of the year.
The final 21 belugas that were being kept in 'whale jails' in Russia's far east have been released
Categories // Survey & Sightings News
Inspired by a great new field guide, we've got some top tips for helping you to identify cetaceans at sea!
A humpback whale found dead in the Thames this week was likely to have been killed by ship strike according to a report from experts investigating the incident.
ORCA OceanWatch continued to grow from strength to strength in 2019 with ferry and cruise partners working to do their bit for cetacean conservation.
The animal, which is the first stranded orca in England and Wales since 2001 was discovered just before Christmas.
As Christmas draws closer, we want to encourage our members and supporters to make a difference to the marine environment and go plastic free!
Written by // Anna Bunney
How we are inspiring the next generation about the wonderful world of whales and dolphins!
Written by // James Robbins
James Robbins has embarked on a new journey researching the threat of Ship Strike - although a global issue, there is a lot not known about it.
The winners for the 2019 Photography Competition have been selected by ORCA Patron, Mark Carwardine.
Our paper on the teeth observed in a group of True’s beaked whales has been published on Peer J!
Sadly, the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) have confirmed that the humpback whale seen swimming in the River Thames over the weekend has died.
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