A job of a lifetime in a remote location is up for grabs at the most westerly point on the British mainland - with whale spotting as one of the main tasks for two very lucky candidates.
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust
A conservation charity has called for greater protection for sea life off Scotland’s west coast after extensive and “pioneering” research that identified the area as a hot spot for whales, dolphins and porpoises.
They say an elephant never forgets - but whales obviously have pretty good memories too.
Nature lovers have applied for a “once in a lifetime experience” to live at a remote lighthouse on mainland Britain’s most westerly point - to record whales.
Thousands of whales and dolphins, including common dolphin super pods recorded from aircraft, have been followed on a new app.
A new scheme to create a network of whale-watching spots up and down the west coast could create jobs and boost the economy.
Pioneering research is to be carried out in the Hebrides to measure the length of Scotland’s marine wildlife following the use of new laser technology.
A dramatic increase in sightings of common dolphins across the Hebrides could be the result of climate change, an expert has said.
Explosions and sonar pulses used in one of Europe's largest war games could be having a serious impact on the welfare of whales and dolphins in Scottish waters.
Record numbers of dolphins have been recorded off the west coast of Scotland.
A wildlife research vessel has set sail to monitor marine mammals during the NATO Joint Warrior military exercise.
Hebrides Cruises made history last year after it teamed up with the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) to become the first cruise company in Scotland to record sightings during cruises with the boat Elizabeth G, effectively doubling as a research vessel by having a computer on board which recorded the ships track and logged wildlife sightings.
A baby boom of minke whales off Scotland's west coast could be under way after record numbers of juveniles were spotted.
A major rescue operation is underway after 21 pilot whales stranded on the isle of Skye.
A substantial rise in common dolphin numbers off western Scotland is to be studied in a new season of marine research expeditions beginning next month.
Five killer whales have been spotted off the Isle of Lewis as Europe's largest war games began in the area at the weekend.
A young humpback whale found drowned off the coast of Mull died after swimming into a fish farm, vets believe.
Scotland's first full post-mortem of a humpback whale has been carried out.
Humpback whales, orcas and bottlenose dolphins will do their bit for the economy of the Highlands and islands when the first Whale Week festival is held next week.
A group of six basking sharks - Britain's biggest fish - have been spotted off the Isle of Tiree.
Wildlife enthusiasts have been treated to two rare sightings off the west coast in the past two days.