December 21, 2020 By Victoria Petersen Hakai Magazine
As abandoned and derelict boats multiply from Alaska to California, officials scramble for solutions.
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.
May 22, 2020 By Larry Pynn Hakai Magazine
The COVID-19 pandemic is giving whales some respite from boat traffic and whale watching tours, but some say associated shutdowns are impacting research and conservation.