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Will Orcas Thrive in the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Quieter Waters? Scientists Aim to Find Out

May 31, 2020 By Lynda Mapes Seattle Times
The coronavirus pandemic has upended and refocused orca field research in Northwest waters this season. Some scientists are beached. Others are investigating the effect on endangered southern resident orcas of suddenly much quieter home waters in the Salish Sea, the transboundary waters between the United States and Canada including Puget Sound.