Entries in #whale (27)

Monday
Feb122018

Meet the striped  dolphins

Last week our team was lucky enough to add another cetacean to the list of observed species – the striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) and, as always, we would like to introduce it to everyone.

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Tuesday
Jan232018

Turtles vs.  Plastic

It is no secret that discarded/unwanted plastic finding its way into the oceans is an on-going threat to the marine environment. Many marine animals (including birds) are accidentally or even mistakenly ingesting these inedible plastics every day.

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Wednesday
Dec062017

2 Weeks in  Tenerife

I  have grown up near the seaside and lived near the sea all my life. Having a full-time  job as a scientist in human genetics, I try to do my best to spend my free time either by sailing trips or by diving.

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Tuesday
Nov082016

A Month In Tenerife - Amrit Guron 

"The highlight of my trip has been a boat trip in my third week during the “storm”, the sky was quite literally black, the visibility was constantly changing, and we were surrounded by bottlenose dolphins near the fish farms in Los Cristianos!"

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Wednesday
Oct192016

Making Adventure Happen 

Like lying on the beach tanning yourself all day, dreaming of adventure? Yes? Then don’t bother to read on! Happy to make adventure happen, love to see wildlife in their natural habitat and prepared to muck in? Then you should have been with me this week in Tenerife.

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Thursday
Oct132016

My First Week As Assistant Research Officer 

Rachel, our new Assistant Research Officer on the project has recently started and tells us about how she has been getting on in her first week

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Thursday
Oct062016

What I Loved About Tenerife - Courtney lamb 

"I saw Bottlenose Dolphins and Pilot Whales for the first time and it was amazing, especially when the dolphins are feeding and you see them dive and do spy hops."

Find out what Courtney Lamb loved about her project and all of the things she got to do for the first time..

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Tuesday
Sep272016

Proof of the Problem - Cetacean Conservation 

Last week our whale and dolphin crew notcied a situation that proves why the work we are doing in Tenerife is so important for the conservation of cetaceans. Find out what happened in this blog...

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Monday
Sep052016

A Week Of Firsts 

Tenerife Whale and Dolphin conservation has seen a lot of firsts this week. Some volunteers here for a longer period had their first week, we’ve had our first presentation night and I went to the local Mexican restaurant for the first time.

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Wednesday
Aug312016

One Week In - Lizzie Sinclair 

"So far I’ve seen Pilot Whales and Bottlenose Dolphins which has been really breathtaking; when they get close to the boat you can see them incredibly clearly and they are so beautiful!"

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