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Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch (MWDW) has been at the forefront of marine mammal science on the Isle of Man since 2006.
We work voluntarily year round to ensure the safeguarding of whales, dolphins, and porpoises (cetaceans) in Manx territorial waters through non-invasive research and public awareness efforts.

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Today is #WorldEarthDay and the objective is for everyone to take responsibility to End Plastic Pollution. There are many #MassUnwrap of Plastic events happening today which have been coordinated with the support of the supermarkets to demonstrate just how much #AvoidablePlastics they are responsible for. Here is a Greenpeace International video that demonstrates this very effectively. SIgn their petition here - www.greenpeace.org.uk/oceanofthefuture You can see details of the events happening this morning in Falmouth, Liskeard, Newquay and St Austell on the Plastic Free Newquay page. This afternoon there is one in Wadebridge and you can see details from the #ReducePlasticsInWadebridge group here - www.facebook.com/events/163157524372569/ Search for an event near you... Good luck to everyone hosting an event today! Greenpeace UK Earth Day Network #EarthDay #EarthDay2018

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
29/08/2016 12:10 Harbour Porpoise 3 2

Port St Mary

Sue Whittaker & Carol
28/08/2016 09:00 Risso’s Dolphin 3 10

The Sound

Cheryl Gatfield
27/08/2016 13:00 Common Dolphin 50 15

10 miles NW Peel

John Corlett
26/08/2016 19:00 Risso’s Dolphin 1 90

Douglas harbour entrance

Kevin Walmsley
25/08/2016 19:15 Minke Whale 1 1

Marine Drive

Carol Woodall & Bill Whittaker
25/08/2016 18:00 Minke Whale 1 5

Marine Drive

Carol, Sue, Bill

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