The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group

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Mon1st Sep 2014

We've all heard the mantra of 'Reduce, Re-use, Recycle' repeated so many times over the last few years and there's no doubt it has had a huge effect on how we dispose of our waste compared to 30 years ago when everything went into the black bag or the fireplace.…

Common dolphin, Schull, Co. Cork
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Sat30th Aug 2014

On the weekend of 22nd July IWDG were pleased to run our first ever Wildlife-Watching Weekend on Rathlin Island, County Antrim. The idea of course was spurred on by the success of IWDG’s wildlife watching weekends on Ireland’s most Southerly Island, so we opted for the most Northerly Island off…

IWDG Rathlin Wildlife-Watching Weekend 2014
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Sun31st Aug 2014

The IWDG have submitted a proposal to the Petroleum Affairs Division (PAD) for  for a temporal restriction of seismic survey activity on  the slopes of the Irish Shelf and Porcupine Seabight.   The proposal stems from an increasing body of evidence which indicates that the Irish Shelf Slopes and Porcupine…

Seismic Airguns
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Fri29th Aug 2014

1 September 2014 The day started lovely with calm seas as we left Tarrafel to zig-zag along the shelf edge to the south of Sao Nicolau. Nothing was seen all morning until just after lunch a large Manta Ray around 3m wing length cruised past the boat. we jumped in…

IWDG return to Cape Verde in search of humpbacks ... UPDATED
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Fri22nd Aug 2014

The latest IWDG filming collaboration was completed yesterday 21st August in West Kerry; and was the culmination of planning which began as far back as August 2013 with the BBC Natural History Unit, who were commissioned by the "BBC One show" to film humpback whales for their popular wildlife slot. …

Humpback breaching off Co. Kerry 20/08/2014
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Fri29th Aug 2014

Whale Watch Ireland 2014 results summary It was hard to avoid the fact that this years Whale Watch Ireland event was a weather washout along the South and SW coasts, which pretty well knocked out many of the event's "better established" venues which draw in very large crowds and tend…

Whale Watch Ireland 2014, 24th August....Results
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