Orca Watch 2020 is taking place 23 May – 31 May along the North-east coast of Scotland, Orkney and Shetland 

To find out more, check our Facebook page and

our Orca Watch website pages 

 

The 2020 National Whale and Dolphin Watch (NWDW) event will take place on the 25th July- 2nd August around the UK!

To join NWDW, contact our team on nwdw@seawatchfoundation.org.uk

 

Scientists and the public partnering to monitor and improve the conservation of cetaceans in UK waters

 

Announcements

Sea Watch is seeking a new trustee!

Do you have financial expertise and are interested in helping to protect whales and dolphins? The Sea Watch Foundation have a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for an Honorary Treasurer The Sea Watch Foundation, a charity concerned with the protection of whales and dolphins, is seeking a treasurer  
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Orca Watch 2020 – Application period for Official Volunteers now closed

Thank you to all of you who have submitted a form applying to be an official volunteer. Applications have now closed. We’ll be in touch by email, to those who have sent in a form, by the end of February, to confirm the next steps. If you missed the deadline, but want to help out with data    
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News and Articles

Sea Watch is seeking a new trustee!

Do you have financial expertise and are interested in helping to protect whales and dolphins? The Sea Watch Foundation have a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for an Honorary Treasurer The Sea Watch Foundation, a charity concerned with the protection
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Winterwatch – Orcas AND Bottlenose dolphins

Tonight’s episode of Winterwatch (8pm, BBC 2) will include a special focus on Orcas – including the population  of Orcas we look out for each year at Orca Watch. Subject to the time constraints of the programme, we are hoping it will include fo
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Climate Change: A hot topic in Marine Mammal Science

Climate change is currently a hot topic both politically and in the scientific community. In the marine science community, climate change is generally accepted as having the potential to have detrimental effects on the marine ecosystem, some of which
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Marine Mammal Conservation in Practice a book by Dr. Peter Evans

If you have found yourself on the Sea Watch Foundation website, it’s probably because you have an affinity for cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and you have definitely come to the right place. The Sea Watch Foundation is a unique conservati
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Calling for volunteers – experienced and newbies!

Coming to Orca Watch 2020? Want to develop or refresh your observation skills?  We’re looking for keen volunteers to support the Sea Watch team, collecting data both from the John O’Groats ferry and from the land.We need to collect scientific data to
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New for Orca Watch 2020 – Base at the Inn at John O’Groats

From left to right: 1) John O’Groats Inn, 2) Orca Watch 2020 Main Base With huge thanks to Together Travel (our first official accommodation partner), we are delighted to announce that for 2020 we will be using the library at the John O’
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