“Risso’s dolphins are predominantly deep water lovers and are therefore relatively unstudied” Image shows Risso’s dolphin spy-hopping credit Colin Bird
The East Pacific hawksbill turtle is among the most endangered sea turtle populations and one of the oldest creatures on Earth. Image credit Lindsay Lauckner Gundlock
Orkney College UHI’s Graduation and Awards Ceremony will return this September – the first graduation event to be held since 2019 – alongside a special event to celebrate the classes of 2021 and 2022 who graduated during the pandemic.
Crew members, past and present, joined in the celebrations Image Credit: RNLI/Charlotte Derra
Robert Foden tells the story of the Norwegian explorer Tryggva Gran, the first person to (officially) fly cross the North Sea. Aviation Festival 8th & 9th August 2022 online
“I’d like the app to become the go-to place for people’s health. ” – Jorinde Gessner
Tickets can also be bought from the Papdale Shop, Sheila Fleets in Kirkwall and at Cafe/Gallery, Westray: Tullochs Pierowall and Jacks, Sanday community shop , Shapinsay and Eday Shop and Maurices in Stronsay.
The intention of the measure is to help prevent neural tube defects in foetuses.
The medicine chest of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s personal physician, used at the Battle of Culloden, will be featured for the first time as part of a new public exhibition, “Remote and Rural Remedies”.
The Orkney News continues with its series of short films for Week 2 of the Doors Open events.