A Highlands and Islands MSP has praised the work of staff and volunteers who have set up an Earth Guardians group in Moray.
Whale and Dolphin Conservation
Calls have been made for people to show more respect to marine wildlife in and around the Moray Firth, despite the number of incidents of disturbances to cetaceans decreasing in the past year.
A new report has called for greater protection for a population of Risso’s dolphins who are living in a ‘hotspot’ around Lewis.
A famed orca made a rare appearance in the Moray Firth at a location better known for its sightings of dolphins than killer whales.
Four special environmentally-protected reserves could be created off the north and north-east coast next year.
Many thousands of dolphins, whales and porpoises continue to be killed in fishing nets – and some European countries are failing to tackle the problem, a new report has warned.
A pilot whale had to be euthanized by a vet yesterday after becoming stranded on a Black Isle shore.
Wildlife enthusiasts in Moray have organised a weekend of whale and dolphin events to capitalise on a surge of interest in the majestic sea mammals.
A Scottish project aimed at helping to stop whales and other marine animals getting tangled in fishing nets has been hailed as a winning partnership between fishers and conservationists.
A dolphin which suffered horrific sunburn across 40% of its body last year, when it washed up on a Highland beach, has made a "mind-blowing" recovery.
A pair of humpback whales, who have attracted more than 1,000 people to the Moray coast in a few days, could become a tourist attraction for months to come.
This is the moment a wildlife enthusiast's dream came true as he encountered some of nature's most amazing animals at close range in the Moray Firth.
An unprecedented coalition of conservation groups has been formed to oppose ship-to-ship oil transfers in environmentally sensitive Highland waters.
A leading whale and dolphin charity is pulling out of one its Scottish bases.
A marine conservation charity has warned people not to feed wild whales and dolphins after a Moray family described an encounter with a pod of orcas.
This Sunday, June 7, pirates will be invading a top north-east attraction in a bid to stake their claim on the world’s seas and oceans. The mischievous crew will be spending the day at Macduff Marine Aquarium, canvassing visitors and drumming up support and awareness of the natural marine environment. The loveable rogues will be taking part in World Oceans Day, an international event that draws attention to that amazing diversity of our seas and oceans and life beneath the waves.
A rare dolphin has died after becoming stranded in a Sutherland sea loch.
Organisers of Aberdeen's hugely popular Wild Dolphin Trail have revealed an extra "secret" sculpture will go under the hammer on Wednesday.
The eyes of dolphin watchers took an unexpected turn towards dry land yesterday as an eagerly-awaited art project was launched in Aberdeen.
Budding north-east wildlife experts will be shown how to spot some of the underwater world's most fascinating creatures at a special training day this weekend.