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Seals steal the show all week - then two dolphin species appear this morning!

01.06 – 09.06 2015

Following the frequent sightings of the bottlenose dolphins around the mouth of the Tyne since I first saw them two weeks ago, I was excited to be back on board again. 1,614 more words

Minke Whale seen morning , evening and at dusk!

Following the excitement of the surveyors seeing a minke whale when they were on the route, an amazing 20 passengers were lucky enough to see a minke as we left the Sunderland coastline. 255 more words

Fast Fact

Did you know that bottle-nose dolphins can jump over ten feet out of the water?

Fast Facts

Planet of the Abe's Membership of Zoos & Aquariums Suspended

Cruelty to dolphins: Japan’s membership of Zoos and Aquariums suspended

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has suspended Japan’s membership following a unanimous vote by its council. 246 more words

News Alert

Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion in Nature (9 Images)

This week’s DP photo challenge is “motion”.  Since I love to capture motion in our precious natural environment, I thought it’d be fun to participate. So here are some images representing four different types of motion in nature. 161 more words


Oil May Have Killed Gulf Dolphins

Image Credit: Los Angeles Times

In spring 2011 stillborn and newborn bottlenose dolphins washed up dead on Gulf coast beaches from Louisiana to Alabama in unusually high numbers. 701 more words


Amazon River Dolphin

It is sad some species are dying and disappearing irremediably. It would be great if people will care a bit more of these creatures and not for fashion or consume habits but I know it is not easy to change this kind of mentalities. 104 more words