Whale and Dolphin Volunteer Conservation, Hebrides
A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Sail the Hebridean Sea in Scotland aboard research vessel Silurian and assist with dolphin and whale monitoring activities . Volunteers will collect visual and acoustic data on the various species of cetacean found in the area.
During the expedition you will live-aboard the research yacht Silurian, exploring the Hebrides while collecting visual and acoustic data on the various species of whale, dolphin and porpoise (cetacean) found in the study area. Images will also be collected during encounters for Photo-ID analysis; Photo-ID is a tool used to identify individuals using distinguishable marks on their dorsal fins. 24 species of cetacean - nearly a third of the global total - have been recorded in the Hebrides.
About WorkingAbroad Projects
The Coombe, Spring Barn Farm, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3ND, GB
Offering the ability to take action for nature and society
WorkingAbroad Projects is a not-for-profit company, established in March 2002, in order to provide small scale organisations with need-based support from volunteers. The main areas of focus are wildlife and habitat conservation, environmental education and management, permaculture and organic agriculture and cultural development. We run projects in various countries around the world.