Categories // Whale & Dolphin General News
The incident has already resulted in more than 140 deaths, with only a handful of animals still alive
The trial in Australia appears to have failed to prevent bull sharks entering swimming waters, but could potentially have a devastating impact on other marine life
The CalMac Marine Awareness Programme launch event will take place in Oan later this month, with ORCA amongst the organisations paticipating.
Categories // Survey & Sightings News
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.
Report finds that almost three quarters of deep sea fish have plastic particles in their bodies, highlighting the pervasiveness of the plastic issue.
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.
Small crustaceans are a critical part of the ocean ecosystem and provide food for creatures of all sizes, from whales to penguins.
A traffic separation scheme and 10 knot speed restriction has seen a huge drop in the number of strikes since December 2014, showing positive signs for the future.
Categories // Wildlife Officer Sightings
With our North Sea Wildlife Officer Programme for 2018 kicking off tomorrow, we take a look back on a wonderful 2017 to whet the appetite before the season starts!
Categories // Fundraising & Support
We chat to Rebecca Walker, ORCA Surveyor and marine mammal specialist at Natural England, about the prestigious fellowship she has won with the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
Our 2018 cruise season set off to a great start on the Saga Pearl II to see the Bright Lights of Norway
The brand new programme will be delivered in partnership with long term ORCA partner DFDS on the Newhaven to Dieppe.
Findings from the Irish Whale & Dolphin Group suggests increase of 350% in common dolphin strandings, a key fact in a rise in the total number of cetacean strandings.
Categories // ORCA Events
With sponsorship from Jessops Academy & Silversea Cruises, the 2018 edition is being judged by legendary wildlife photographer & ORCA patron Mark Carwardine.
Bright Lights in Norway cruise aboard the Saga Pearl II leaves from Portsmouth today with our first ORCA team of the year on board.
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