Tag: killer whales

December 22, 2020

Finding humans’ role in killer whale deaths

Killer whales off the Pacific Northwest coast are rare. One population — the southern resident population — is endangered, down to just 74 whales. That makes it hard to for...

December 9, 2020

Fraser River species in danger, study warns

More than 100 wildlife species in a major Canadian estuary could be gone within decades, according to a recent study. The University of British Columbia study warns that species in...

November 15, 2018

Whale-watching boat tours may be banned temporarily

A Washington state task force voted to temporarily ban killer whale-watching boat tours to help save endangered Northwest orcas (Orcinus orca). The team, which suggests a three- to five-year suspension...