Tagged: Seals

Tweeting seals monitor the world’s oceans

Elephant seals equipped with special satellite tags are helping researchers collate information about ocean conditions in the most inhospitable areas on the planet. Researchers from the University of St Andrews in Scotland have...

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Seals Slaughtered by Britain’s Fish Farming Industry

Hundreds of seals are being killed to protect stocks of salmon and other fish off the coasts of Scotland and Northern England. This cull even takes place during the seals’ breeding season which...

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Weekly Roundup 30/11/14

Today is the last official day of autumn, although the weather hasn’t felt all that autumnal until recently. With the shock of black friday over,and start of the steep descent into looped christmas songs...

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UK Marine Mammals-Where and when to see them

Following the sighting of a pair of killer whales (Orcinus orca) off the coastline of Orkney by Dr Matthew Bishop (@drmtbishop) a couple of weeks ago. I thought many of us may be...

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Orca in British waters

RT @drmtbishop: 2 Killer Whales from the Gills Bay Orkney ferry on Sat. Only managed 1 photo in the excitement! pic.twitter.com/ljkMyINNEW — Wildlife Sightings (@wildlife_uk) August 6, 2014 One of our contributors, Dr...

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