Categories // ORCA Events
With sponsorship from Jessops Academy & Silversea Cruises, the 2018 edition is being judged by legendary wildlife photographer & ORCA patron Mark Carwardine.
Categories // Survey & Sightings News
Bright Lights in Norway cruise aboard the Saga Pearl II leaves from Portsmouth today with our first ORCA team of the year on board.
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.
Categories // Whale & Dolphin General News
Yesterday evening Prince William gave a keynote speech at the UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner, outlining the shipping industry’s role in arresting the illegal wildlife trade.
The charity will be participating in the small cruise ship specialist's new citizen science programme in 2018.
A raft of retailers and other businesses have announced action on limiting plastic waste, including some of ORCA's partners.
Entries are open until 5pm on Friday 2nd February and the best two entries will be sent one of our fab adoption tins, generously donated by Gift Republic.
The area has had speed restrictions placed on it to protect the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, with fourteen ships slapped with fines.
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.
The work of citizen scientists, continues to be a crucial role in helping to understand the environment around us.
A new study has suggested that the risk from micro plastics to marine mammals is increasing and could even lead to extinction.
The areas covered will contribute towards the protection of species such as minke whales and Risso's dolphins, and will be supported by ORCA's new Hebridean survey programme.
Research released today shows that an orca in a marine park in the French Riviera can be taught to say simple human words.
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.
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