All around the UK, seal rehabilitation centres are bursting at the seams with this year’s intake of grey seal pups that’s been in excess of recent years. These have either been separated from their mothers by storms or string currents before being weaned, or are weaned but underweight, suffering from injury or disease. >> Read […]
A marine charity has held a mass beach-stranding simulation rescue using water-filled dummy dolphins and whales. Dozens of volunteers took part in the British Divers Marine Life Rescue training exercise at Trusthorpe, Lincolnshire, on Sunday. >> Continue …
Cornwall, 23 december 2016 – BDMLR Medics in Cornwall rescue a young seal entangled in ghost gear. Entanglement in marine litter is one of the biggest threats to marine wildlife with 100,000 marine mammals and one million seabirds killed each year.
Skye, 2 juni 2015 – Reports from the BDMLR team now confirm that there are 9 whales alive on the island, with one in a very bad way. Four whales were already dead on the island. There are currently three swimming offshore and two from the original stranding not accounted for, so hopefully they have […]
Skye, 2 juni 2015 – De groep grienden werd vanmorgen gevonden op het Schotse eiland Skye. Twee dieren van de groep waren inmiddels al overleden. Van de overige grienden konden er 18 weer terug gezet worden in zee. Helaas zijn er inmiddels van deze groep opnieuw tien dieren weer gestrand. Lokale hulpdiensten zijn ter plaatse. […]