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More important ocean areas for whales and dolphin protection identified

Scientists and observers from many different countries have identified and mapped 36 new Important Marine...

Whale meat fetches record high at Japan auction

Sei whale meat is being sold at a record high in Japan according media reports...

Rescuers find young girl’s body surrounded by dolphins

Reports from South Africa about a tragic drowning off Llandudno beach, Cape Town say that...
The Yushin Maru catcher ship of the Japanese whaling fleet injures a whale with its first harpoon attempt, and takes a further three harpoon shots before finally killing the badly injured fleeing whale. Finally they drowned the mammal beneath the harpooon deck of the ship to kill it.  Southern Ocean.  07.01.2006

Moves to overturn whaling ban rejected

Last week, the 68th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC, the body that regulates...

WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre gets thumbs up from national tourist organisation

WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre  has once again received a great review from national tourist organisation, Visit Scotland.

The Centre maintained its 4 star Wildlife Experience accreditation following an assessment from Visit Scotland’s team, who look at a range of areas including staff hospitality and service, cleanliness, visitor information, retailing and catering.

The Centre café has also been awarded the ‘Taste our Best’ accreditation, which recognises and celebrates businesses that provide locally sourced, quality food and drink.

Alison Rose, Scottish Dolphin Centre manager said; “I am very proud of the team at the Scottish Dolphin Centre as they work hard to provide excellent service and engaging information to our visitors. The award recognises this achievement, and indicates to visitors that they can expect a fantastic day out at Spey Bay.

“The new Taste our Best award highlights our commitment to using Scottish produce, with lower food miles reducing our impact on the environment.”

If you are visiting the area, pop in and see us!