The Extraordinary Closure of the Cairns Broch
“This research helps us to recognise the significant role that the treatment of the fin whale had in the dramatic procedures of deliberately ending of the monumental broch.” – Martin Carruthers
Record numbers of volunteers took part in research expeditions organised by the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust last year
Some very large whale species were sourced for tools, vessels and equipment during the Iron Age.
The Trust is looking for volunteers to join its team on board Silurian for one to two week surveys running between now and October 2020.
It will showcase Scotland’s west coast as a world-class destination for spotting whales, dolphins and porpoises from land
Commercial whalers in Iceland will be permitted to kill 209 fin whales and 217 minke whales every year until 2023.
A commercial whaling company has restarted in Iceland.
perhaps in our haste to promote these links we need to be aware of a more complex picture of the activities of those we share the northern seas with.
The Faroes are an archipelago (several small islands) about half way between Iceland and Norway.