Plastic debris in stomach of gray whale

On April 18th, on the other side of the world, an adult male gray whale was found dead on the shores of West Seattle in the United States.  Although the cause of death is not currently known, researchers from Cascadia Research found some…

First Dolphin Sighting Network Workshop

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  Have you ever wanted to learn about dolphins and how you can help to conserve them?  Then join the DEAP Dolphin Sighting Network.  The Network encourages members of the community to report their dolphin sightings.  A single sighting…

Autumn 2010 season off to a good start

On Saturday 24th April, we began our Autumn 2010 field season.  Beautiful warm sunny weather greeted us as well as the dolphins.  The research kayak had a great encounter with a group off Watego's Beach. The team captured some big leaps…

Preparations begin for Autumn 2010

We're busy getting ready for the next Dolphin Ecology & Acoustic Project's research field season in Byron Bay.  The Autumn research season is set to begin 24th April 2010 to 10th May 2010.  For two weeks we will once again be on the…

Adopt your own Dolphin!

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  You can adopt your very own dolphin from Byron Bay and help support the research.  This month, we will be officially launching our Dolphin Adoption Program. By becoming a guardian of a dolphin, you will be able to keep track and learn…

17captured dolphins to be released

  A controversial live dolphin trader, Chris Porter, is apparently set to release 17 dolphins that are currently being held in a temporary enclosure in the Solomon Islands ready for live export to captive dolphin facilities. The controversial…