Tag: California sea lion

February 3, 2021

Toxic chemicals linked to sea lion cancer

Researchers believe a cancer that has killed sea lions in California for years is linked to toxic chemicals in the water. After two decades of research, scientists concluded a previously...

September 9, 2019

Sea lions to be culled to protect salmon

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is accepting public comments on a new plan to cull sea lions on the Columbia River, along the Oregon-Washington border, in order to benefit...

May 10, 2018

Legislators debate sea lion euthanasia, MMPA amendments

A Senate subcommittee is considering legislation that would allow a greater number of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) to be euthanized to protect endangered fish species. H.R. 2083, also known...