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This morning my plan for second year marine scientists was to go to Race Rocks to look at marine mammals (sea lions & seals) and birds. 88 more words

Marine Organisms

Sea lions, seals and orcas, oh my!

First year marine scientists had a wonderful experience at Race Rocks on Friday 23 September. We went to explore this amazing ecosystem and to observe marine mammals and birds. 115 more words

Marine Organisms

Peek-A-Boo Alaska, By Bernd and Susan Richter

Another board book for ages 0-4, it suggests. It’s a peek-a-boo book with flaps, which is prime for ages 4-6 months as before that they probably won’t understand it or like two dimensional objects. 255 more words

Why you shouldn't go to SeaWorld

Since the release of the documentary Blackfish in 2013 there has been a lot of controversy against SeaWorld. In the documentary they show video footage of trainers getting attacked by the killer whales and give facts about how unhappy killer whales are in captivity. 572 more words


The penultimate week!

On Wednesday, myself (Yolanda) and Elena boarded the Cap Finistere for the penultimate week of the 2016 Wildlife Officer season. We didn’t see any cetaceans during our deck watch on Wednesday evening, but as it was a lovely sunny summers evening we both enjoyed being outside watching soaring seabirds and the dancing green waves. 473 more words

Lemmy Sparkling Lemonade

Not too sweet and a good lemon flavor. Truly tastes like a simple sparkling lemonade and not a lemon-flavored soda. I wish I could have another one right now! 6 more words


Great Turnout for Community Building Survey

There was a great turnout for the community archaeology event held today in Palace Village, Birsay, Orkney. Even the fabled Orkney sunshine made an appearance to add to the experience! 226 more words