February 17, 2021 By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times
A new baby has been born to the L pod family of southern resident killer whales, scientists reported.
February 3, 2021 By Catherine Denardo Outside Magazine
Researcher Ken Balcomb has spent more than half his life studying the iconic killer whales of Washington’s San Juan Islands and raising awareness about their struggle for survival. Now he may have run out of time.
September 25, 2020 By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times
Another baby orca has been born to J pod, the Center for Whale Research confirmed Friday morning. It’s the second calf born this month for the endangered southern resident orcas that frequent 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.