PRESS RELEASE: Innovative app to transform cetacean citizen science in the Hebrides

A new app from conservation charity Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust is set to transform the way that members of the public and boat operators can help gather vital scientific data about whales, dolphins and porpoises – collectively known as cetaceans – off Scotland’s west coast.

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'Shocking' levels of PCB chemicals in UK killer whale Lulu

Lulu, a member of the West Coast Community killer whales, found dead and stranded on Tiree in Janaury last year, had one of the highest levels of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) pollution ever recorded in the species. High PCB levels are linked to poor health, impaired immune function, increased susceptibility to cancers and infertility.

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