Bahamas 2000

Introducing.....JOANNE!

Joanne Bubble LowResDCP is pleased to announce the newest dolphin available for adoption: Joanne! Joanne (ID#86) was first documented by researchers in 2004, but they had a hard time keeping her straight! This adult female's distinct pattern behind her blowhole is easy to see from the boat; the pattern below her eye is easy to see under water. 

If you are interested in adopting Joanne, please click here to learn all about our adopt-a-wild-dolphin program. But, since Joanne's own webpage isn't up and running yet, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to adopt Joanne. Please include the following information:

Purchaser's Name, Purchaser's Email, Name on Certificate, Is this a gift?, Recipient's email, if different (so he or she can receive our quarterly newsletter!), Shipping Address

We'll send you payment instructions upon receipt!

You can also support DCP by purchasing products with Joanne's image at www.cafepress.com/dolphinjoanne.

Joanne was named by Pierre-Yves Binz for Joanne von Beust.

NEW Dolphin Gazette!

Gazette144It's that time of year folks - the last issue for the year of The Dolphin Gazette is here!

Just in time for the holiday season, this issue is jam-packed with updates from the field, education programs and ways that you can support DCP. Updates include that from Kathleen's work at Dolphin Encounters; and let's just say dolphins aren't the only marine mammals making an appearance!

Click here to download (6.2MB).

DCP in The Day

DCP's Dolphin Research Trainee program got the attention from local newspaper, The Day. A video showcasing DRT participants' experiences at our Bimini, Bahamas field site will be premiered on 9 October from 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. at Mystic Cinema in Old Mistick Village. The event is free and open to the public. Check out The Day article by clicking here.

(Note: Dolphin Communication Project, a 501(c)3 organization, is no longer affiliated with Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration.)

Introducing....Addie!

A playful, young dolphin from our Bimini, Bahamas field site has received her name! ID#084 is now known as "Addie." Addie is a juvenile female who was first added to our photo-ID catalog in 2006. She is the independent offspring of Trudy (#57) and received her name from DCP supporter Sandra Roberts. Now that Addie's name is official, you can support DCP's research and education programs by adopting her today! Want something a little more flattering? How about a nice comfy t-shirt with her image front and center? Click to adopt Addie or click to shop Addie Gear. And of course, she has her very own Dolphin Trading Card - click here to order yours!

Thanks for the support Sandra!

If you are interested in naming a dolphin, check out ID#086!

The Latest Dolphin Gazette

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The Dolphin Gazette - August 2010!

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Our latest Gazette is hot off the press! This issue of the Gazette focuses on our hugely successful summer programs, including a trip from the Dolphin Research Trainees to Bimini, as well as updates from our two summer interns; Cat and Janan, Also, we announce our new Membership Program and Dolphin Trading cards.
Click here to download it as a PDF (3.8MB)

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All new DCP Membership Program

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DCP welcomes the support of our dolphin adoptive parents, our DRT participants (and parents) and our members. Over the past several years, DCP has revamped most of our programs - making them more accessible, with more current information and reflecting our expanding set of results and programs. Our last remaining program for revision is our Membership Program. DCP is pleased to unveil our completely redesigned Membership Programs. These memberships allow a DCP supporter to target which aspect of DCP’s programs their donated funds will assist. And, in keeping with a conservation focus, DCP is offering a few select items for each membership that reflect environmental stewardship throughout the year. So, take a gander at our new Membership Program details and join our efforts!
tinyurl.com/DCPMembership

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Dolphin Trading Cards now for sale

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The Dolphin Communication Project is proud to offer Dolphin Trading Cards for sale exclusively through the DCP website. These professional quality trading cards feature images and facts about each of the wild dolphins available for adoption through our Adopt-A-Wild-Dolphin program, as well as DCP researchers and 'fun fact' cards (28 cards in total). You can order a 5-pack of randomly chosen cards, or order individual cards.
By purchasing Dolphin Trading Cards, you will be helping to contribute to our research, education and conservation efforts that will directly benefit the Bimini dolphins. We accept all major credit cards (phew!).
tinyurl.com/DolphinTradingCards

New interview with Kathleen!

Isaac Davis Jr recently interviewed DCP Director, Dr. Kathleen Dudzinski for the "webzine" Junior's Cave. You can check out the interview where Kathleen talks about how she came to study dolphins, studying cognition versus intelligence, DCP's work and more. Click here to head to Junior's Cave!

Discounted Bimini Wild Dolphin Adventure Packages!

Bimini2009_TtwAlexisOur good friends at Bill & Nowdla's Wild Dolphin Adventures are pleased to announce discounted rates for their remaining Summer 2010 Wild Dolphin Adventure Packages. We know it's last minute, but we thought we'd help spread the word:

DATES: 8 - 13 August OR 29 August - 3 September

COST: $999 per person/double occupancy (originally $1,269.00!)

Each package includes 5 nights' accommodation, 5 wild dolphin trips, snorkeling opportunities and much more. For more information on Bill & Nowdla Keefe's Wild Dolphin Adventures, visit their website www.WildDolphins.com.

To book your package (before space runs out!), contact their reservations department directly:

In the US & Canada: 800-348-4644

Elsewhere: 305-653-5572

Or by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Don't forget to mention DCP when making your reservation!

The DCP Fine Print: The packages described in this announcement are NOT DCP Eco-Tours. You can learn all about DCP Eco-Tours in Roatan by clicking here or in Bimini by clicking here.

Dolphin Gazette - May, 2010

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That's right, the latest Dolphin Gazette is ready for the reading. Inside you'll get lots ofBimini updates, insight into whales of medieval Ireland, nature photography tips and much more. We hope you enjoy the issue - and share it with friends!

Download as a PDF at this link

An awesome blog from a Dolphin Research Trainee student

Stephanie Letourneau, one of DCP' DRTs (i.e., a student in the Dolphin Research Trainee 2010 class), has started a blog all about her experiences in the class as she prepares for her field trip to Bimini, The Bahamas. You can check out her blog at this link. It's very enjoyable - thank you Stephanie for sharing your enthusiasm for dolphins and the DRT program with everyone!

Some of Stephanie's blog related links:

Check out how well Stephanie is doing raising money for her DRT trip to Bimini.

Feel free to donate to support Steph's trip to Bimini. You can also donate money directly to DCP for all the DRT participants at this link - just make a note that your donations is for DRTs 2010, and we will be sure it helps offset costs for this year's DRT trip to Bimini!

Psst - do you speak Russian?

Hey - do you speak Russian? Would you like to see our "What is DCP" page translated into Russian? Check it out: http://tinyurl.com/yfq8sts
Thanks to Svetlana Kotova for the translation!

Contact Us

Write to us via snail-mail at:

Dolphin Communication Project
P.O. Box 7485
Port St. Lucie, FL, 34985
USA

Email us:

info {at} dcpmail {dot} org

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