Categories // Whale & Dolphin General News
The orca is one of the most familiar and well-known cetaceans.
Categories // ORCA Events
ORCA’s vision is to see the oceans alive with whales and dolphins and this World Oceans Day we’re excited to tell you about the launch of a brand new citizen science programme – ORCA OceanWatchers.
After spending a couple of months in Wales, Wally the Walrus has now moved to Cornwall and was most recently spotted near Padstow!
Data collected from platforms of opportunity by our network of volunteers has been analysed and today our 2021 The State of European Cetaceans (SOEC) report has launched!
During the weekend of 17th April, a young gray whale was spotted in the Gulf of Naples, three days after another sighting in the waters off the island of Ponza.
As lockdown eases and the summer approaches, whales, dolphins, porpoises and other marine mammals are at risk of disturbance as people head to the coast and out to sea.
A juvenile Atlantic walrus was recently spotted off the Pembrokeshire coast and has since become a celebrity, with some suggesting it should be nicknamed ‘Wally’.
On Friday the 19th February 2021, Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Seafood announced that an annual kill quota for the 2021 whaling season had been issued.
Categories // Wildlife Officer Sightings
What a first week it's been for Lily on board Brittany Ferries brand new ship the Galicia!
Find out what Wildlife Officer, Jess, has been up to over the last few weeks in the Hebrides!
On Sunday 9th May, emergency services were alerted to a juvenile minke whale in the Thames, near Barnes Bridge, West London. The whale had become stuck on boat rollers near Richmond Lock and Weir in south-west London.
Most people are familiar with this term, it refers to a layer of fat that is unique to marine mammals that enables them to survive in cold water! Find out more in our latest Wildlife Officer blog.
Incredible footage of a Sei whale swimming in the Firth of Forth has been captured by onlookers who enjoyed watching the ocean giant from as close as 20 meters!
Categories // Survey & Sightings News
We’re excited to announce that ORCA Cruise Conservationists will be joining Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines for their inaugural ‘no port’ scenic sailings this summer.
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