Posts Tagged ‘Dolphins’

 

Public urged to respect marine wildlife

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Calls have been made for people to show more respect to marine wildlife in and around the Moray Firth, despite the number of incidents of disturbances to cetaceans decreasing in…

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Minke whales recorded off east Scotland

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Minke whales have been recorded off Scotland’s east coast for the first time, scientists have said. Noises the animals make called pulse trains were detected in recordings taken by a…

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Sea, Soul and Society at Sea Scotland 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018
People from across Scotland came together in Kinghorn, Fife for the annual Sea Scotland conference on 20-21st June. This year, delegates explored the involvement of young people and communities in...
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Fish farm ADDs harm other marine life

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
Campaigners say that electronic underwater devices used to scare seals away from fish farms are causing distress to whales and dolphins more than 30 miles away. The acoustic deterrent devices...
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What did the dolphin say to the porpoise?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
A dolphin in Scotland's Firth of Clyde may be exchanging messages with porpoises. The dolphin, named Kylie, usually makes clicking sounds with a frequency of around 100KHz. But after interacting...
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Porpoises Flee from Noise Pollution

Friday, June 1st, 2018
Toothed whales, which communicate at higher frequencies than their baleen brethren, are also disrupted by artificial noise, explains this piece from Hakai Magazine. When pioneering whale biologist Roger Payne released...
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