ORCA News

Nov15

Recruiting for North Sea Wildlife Officers

Categories // Wildlife Officer Sightings

Recruiting for North Sea Wildlife Officers

We are now recruiting for two Wildlife Officers to deliver the Wildlife Officer programme in the North Sea, on board the DFDS King Seaways passenger ferry sailing from North Shields (UK) to Ijmuiden (Netherlands).

Oct30

Don’t forget Whale Education Month!

Categories // ORCA Events

Don’t forget Whale Education Month!

With over 110 schools across the world taking part in ORCA's Whale Education Month, we are encouraging even more teachers to use our free resources to inspire students about incredible marine wildlife.

Oct04

It’s World Animal Day!

Categories // Fundraising & Support

It’s World Animal Day!

Thousands of UK children are set to take part in a whale sized schools project throughout October.

ORCA  is launching its first ever Whale Education Month to coincide with World Animal Day, which is today (the 4th October)!

Nov08

New Science Officer!

Categories // Whale & Dolphin General News

New Science Officer!

This week, we welcomed James Robbins to the ORCA team here in Portsmouth.  Read about James' role below and his past experiences, which make him the perfect candiate for the Science Officer post.

Oct04

Mystery for final Sea Safari of 2017

Categories // Sea Safari

Mystery for final Sea Safari of 2017

Guests and guides were treated to an array of wildlife in the Bay of Biscay on the final Sea Safari trip of 2017, including hundreds of common dolphins, acrobatic striped dolphins and a close probable sei whale, to name but a few.

Aug11

Killer whales under threat from persistent PCB chemicals

Categories // Campaigns

Killer whales under threat from persistent PCB chemicals

Although PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) were phased out in the 1908s, their impacts on top predators, such as orcas, continue.  In this blog by Charlotte Coquard, she looks at current research into PCSs and their continued impact on our marine environment.

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