Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

Type: Organization
Name: Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
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Sue Cross :Things NOT To Do When You're 11¾ - Or Ever: 1. Visit A Dolphinarium.

It's quite a spectacle. Black and white killer whales, choreographed with special effects, their trainers dressed in matching wetsuits, surfing on their backs or balancing on their noses as the animals leap out of the pool. At marine mammal parks other ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 23 mins ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Awesome Virtual Online Field Trips

0 comment(s) so far...August 29, 2014 By: Patricia BrownCreating an online virtual experience for your students is easy with these great tools...Google Maps with Street View lets you explore places around the world through 360-degree street-level imagery. ... [Published Technology and Learning Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Does Whale Watching in the Name of Conservation Do More Harm Than Good?

Watching whales and dolphins in their natural habitat may seem like a good alternative to seeing them in aquariums, but some scientists say that the activity may be putting the marine mammals at risk.Researchers presented their findings at the International ... [Published TakePart - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Latest - Adam Walker completes Ocean's Seven challenge

A swimming coach has become the first Brit to complete the seven toughest ocean swims in the world.Adam Walker in the Tsugaru ChannelMr Adam Walker, 36, of Home Farm Close, Kelham, swam across the Irish channel to become only the fourth person to complete ... [Published Newark Advertiser - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Swimmer’s arrival in port makes history

The first Brit to complete an epic challenge to swim the planet’s hardest oceans completed the feat by reaching Portpatrick on Wednesday.Adam Walker from Lincoln swam across the Irish Channel from Donaghadee - 21 miles in 10 hours 45 minutes - marking ... [Published Galloway Gazette - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

David Lloyd Leisure: Adam Swims to ‘Ocean’s Seven’ Glory

Member is first Brit to complete world's toughest open water challengeLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2014-- David Lloyd Leisure member Adam Walker has achieved his dream of becoming the first Brit ever to successfully complete, on the first attempt, ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

David Lloyd Leisure: Amazing Adam Goes for Final 'Oceans Seven' Swim

Member set to be first Brit to complete world's toughest open water challengeSwimmer extraordinaire Adam Walker is this week vying to become the only Brit ever to successfully complete on the first attempt the world's toughest open water challenge, Oceans ... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Aug 05 2014]

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"The Irish Channel is the toughest on paper with Lion's Mane jellyfish and hypothermia the two factors which stop most people from crossing" he said
...from Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, to north of Portpatrick in southwest Scotland - a distance of 21 miles (34 km) in 10 hours 45 mins - Adam said: "I just can't believe that I've finally done it! I am ecstatic to finish seven out of seven swims on the first attempt. This swim was the last of the hardest seven ocean swims on the planet and to know that I am the first British person ever to succeed is a truly amazing feeling!"

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Sue Cross :Things NOT To Do When You're 11¾ - O... [Published Huffington Post UK - 23 mins ago]
Awesome Virtual Online Field Trips [Published Technology and Learning Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
Does Whale Watching in the Name of Conservation... [Published TakePart - Aug 28 2014]
Latest - Adam Walker completes Ocean's Seven ch... [Published Newark Advertiser - Aug 09 2014]
Swimmer’s arrival in port makes history [Published Galloway Gazette - Aug 07 2014]
David Lloyd Leisure: Adam Swims to ‘Ocean’s Sev... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 07 2014]
David Lloyd Leisure: Amazing Adam Goes for Fina... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Aug 05 2014]
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