Category: UAE Dolphin Project News

Strandings: sad events but an inestimable source of information….

Strandings: sad events but an inestimable source of information….

… that can greatly advance our knowledge about these species and their role in the marine environment. It is indeed always stressful to find marine creatures beached ashore, even more so when those are big animals like dolphins or sea turtles, sometimes still alive and...

Students take an interest in the project…

Students take an interest in the project…

…UAE Dolphin project presented to the YR12 students at the American Universal School last December. Thanks to Time Out that posted our advert and three enthusiastic students that contacted us and made this happen. They are now working on putting together an information package to...

Some great sightings and an injured false killer whale…

Some great sightings and an injured false killer whale…

…have been reported through our Facebook page or the “Report a Sighting” system and a few more by phone or word of mouth. Eight sightings were reported from the east and west coast, from Ras al Khaimah to Abu Dhabi! You can view the sightings...

UAE dolphin project is on air!

UAE dolphin project is on air!

Let’s launch it! This is the official website of the UAE dolphin project, a non-profit initiative that aims to gather information on the local dolphin population and the raise public awareness on these species.  It took a long way to get here and the input...

Dolphins in Dubai

Are there wild dolphins in Dubai waters? From a survey questionnaire conducted in Dubai in the past three months by Dr. Natoli, aimed to investigate the frequency of occasional dolphin sightings along the Dubai coastline, it appears that dolphins can be seen in Dubai not...