Ill Orca J50 Declared Dead: “We Are Witnessing a Slow-Motion Extinction”

A sick killer whale calf spotted by scientists who have been struggling to treat since August has now died. The head of the Center for Whale Research on San Juan Island in... Read more »

Experts are Considering Capturing a Killer Whale in Order to Treat it

Officials leading a rescue operation in Canada and the United States believe that the next step would be to capture and treat the incredibly sick and endangered orca. This would allow the... Read more »

An International Rescue Operation Involved Delivering Antibiotics to a Killer Whale

Experts from Vancouver and all over the world are trying to save a killer whale, part of an endangered species, just off the West Coast. They injected the young mammal with much-needed... Read more »

Salmon Fishing Banned in Parts of B.C. Coast to Protect the Orca Population

Parts of the West Coast have been closed, as the federal officials are trying to protect the threatened orca population. Starting with 1 June, parts of Juan De Fuca Strait, the mouth... Read more »