BRITISH COLUMBIA’S SEAL POPULATION

September 6, 2018

Advocates are pushing for a cull of British Columbia’s harbor seals. Such a decision could have consequences for a wide range of communities and industries. Authored by Brad Badelt  Photo by Matthias Breiter/Minden Earlier this year, Roy Jones Jr., a hereditary chief with the Haida First Nation, took a trip up …

FISH FARM OPPONENTS DETAINED AT SHIPYARD

September 5, 2018

FISH FARM OPPONENTS PROTEST ON ORCA CHIEF CTV Vancouver Island Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018 10:46AM PDT  Last Updated Wednesday, September 5, 2018 10:53AM PDT Several people have been detained at Victoria’s Point Hope Shipyard after illegally boarding a vessel to protest Fish Farms. Police received reports at around 7 …

UNEXPLODED MINE – FLOATING IN PUGET SOUND

August 30, 2018

Unexploded Mine, Washington State An unexploded mine was seen floating in Puget Sound in Washington state Tuesday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. With assistant from the U.S. Navy, they carried out a controlled explosion of the object in the evening hours. The Coast Guard said a 1,500-yard safety zone …

ORCA CALF J-50 CONDITION NOT IMPROVING

August 28, 2018

Struggling killer whale calf may need 2nd shot of antibiotics, scientists say J-50’s condition still not improving after 1st dose on Aug. 9 Orca Calf J-50 with her pod (Katy Foster/NOAA Fisheries) Scientists who are trying to treat an ailing killer whale off the Washington state coast are looking at …

MORE FISH = MORE BLACKFISH

August 16, 2018

No Fish = No Blackfish We have been hearing this a lot lately and it is true.  Chinook Salmon are in huge decline and it is this very fish that is the main diet of the Southern Resident Killer Whales.  If the Chinook disappear so will the whales!  As it …

ENDANGERED ORCA FED SALMON FROM BOAT

August 13, 2018

Fisheries and Oceans Canada photo of J50 off Cape Flattery, Washington on August 8, 2018. (Brian Gisborne, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.) On August 13 2018 Q13 Fox News staff wrote: SEATTLE — Whale researchers working to save a sick and starving 3-year-old southern resident orca released live salmon into waters in front of …

ENDANGERED J POD ORCA STRUGGLES TO SURVIVE

August 10, 2018

J50 aka Scarlet is only 4 years old! The future of our Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whale population is in jeopardy more than ever before. The plight of these whales has been highlighted in the media in recent weeks with the devastating loss of a female calf born to J …

CHINOOK SALMON MUST BE RESTORED NOW

July 30, 2018

J35 Orca pushes dead calf around for days Photo: Michael Weiss, CWR Chinook Salmon is in decline and it is up to us to help! Below is a special statement released today (July 30 2018) by Ken Balcomb, the Founder and Senior Scientist for the Center for Whale Research. Ken …

ENDANGERED ORCA CARRIES DEAD BABY FOR DAYS!

July 30, 2018

J35 carries dead calf – Picture by Ken Balcomb Endangered Southern Resident Orca (designated scientific number J35) gave birth last week (July 24 2018) to a much needed female calf.  Within 30 minutes the calf perished.  J35, also known as Tahlequah, proceeded to carry her baby afloat for days.  She …

COEXTINCTION MOVIE – SAVE THE SOUTHERN RESIDENT KILLER WHALES

July 20, 2018

  “Coextinction travels to Canada’s wild and beautiful West Coast, capturing an intimate and provoking story of extraordinary people fighting to save an extraordinary species. This isn’t just a story about orcas. This is a story about an entire ecosystem. This is a story about us and our actions. The …

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