The 2020 National Whale and Dolphin Watch (NWDW) event will take place on the 24th 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

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is upon us, and there’s plenty we can do to take part and reduce the impact our plastics have on the environment,  here are just a few ideas on what to do for the challenge ahead this July. Businesses both small and large can have an impact on the environment, so likewise they can
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2019 National Whale and Dolphin Watch starts around the UK tomorrow!

Orcas photographed in Shetland. Photo credit: Hugh Harrop / Shetland Wildlife   Every year, scientists at the Sea Watch Foundation lead a campaign to get members of the general public contributing to science to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises and they’re calling on you to get involved with th
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2019 National Whale and Dolphin Watch starts in Scotland tomorrow!

Mother and calf short-beaked common dolphin pair off Loch Linnhe, Scotland. Photo credit: Karen Dean. Every year, scientists at the Sea Watch Foundation lead a campaign to get members of the general public contributing to science to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises and they’re calling on you t
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News and Articles

A Very (Un)Common Encounter!

In the early weeks of September, Sea Watch Foundation had a very special encounter with a superpod of over 40 Short-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) whilst participating in a dedicated boat survey in Cardigan Bay, West Wales. This type of e
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Differences Between Dolphins and Porpoises

Porpoises are often confused with dolphins as being one and the same when in fact they don’t have as much in common as people might think.  Dolphins and porpoises are both air-breathing, warm blooded marine mammals and they both belong to the same sc
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Plastic Free Home Guide

Plastic pollution is a growing concern: It is found almost in everything, like in beverages, food, clothes, cleaning agents and technologies. The plastic gets in the ocean and it poses a serious threat for the marine wildlife of the whole food chain.
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