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Funding for our Public Sea Watches

Funding for our Public Sea Watches

We are delighted to be receiving funding from Sea-Changers to run our public sea watches for the next two seasons! This funding will cover staff and petrol costs for 10 fortnightly sea watches in 2023 and a further 10 in 2024! It also allows us to purchase much-needed...

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Seeking wildlife photographs for an exhibition

Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch and Peel Cathedral would like to showcase the islands' exceptional wildlife and our local environmental groups, by way of an exhibition to be in situ between New Year and Easter 2023 (TBC). This project is being run in collaboration with...

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MWDW Show 2022! A review of a fantastic event

MWDW Show 2022! A review of a fantastic event

The second Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch Show took place on 6th and 7th August 2022 in the Villa Marina’s Promenade Suite. Andy Peters of the Whale Workshop, returned to the Island with his incredible collection of hand-made, life-size and realistic marine creatures....

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Swordfish seen for first time in Manx waters

Swordfish seen for first time in Manx waters

A swordfish has been spotted for the first time ever in Manx waters. Seen by Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch during a boat-based survey aboard research vessel Galps on 27th August, just 4.7miles off Niarbyl.   The team spotted something large leaping clear of the water...

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MWDW takes on the work of Manx Basking Shark Watch

MWDW takes on the work of Manx Basking Shark Watch

Jackie and Graham Hall from Manx Basking Shark Watch, who have been researching these gentle giants for the past 18 years, are handing over the reins to make way for a well-deserved retirement. Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch (MWDW)  are incredibly excited to be taking...

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Recruiting 2022 research and outreach volunteers

Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch are looking for local volunteers to undertake full or part-time placements with us during our field season May-September 2022. This position would suit a student or graduate returning to the island for the summer.  This is a...

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