The lawsuit alleges that the government had agreed in February 2015 that expanding the protection zone for the orcas was "warranted," but has since failed...
Full coverage of issues pertaining to the orcas, or killer whales, that visit Puget Sound, the Salish Sea and other areas near Seattle, Washington state and the Pacific Northwest.
Feeding hatchery fish to a wild, starving orca is part of an unprecedented effort by federal scientists to save her life.
Tahlequah, the mother orca whale whose plight captivated people around the world, is no longer carrying her calf.
Ailing orca J50 looking better than expected, but still in ‘critical’ condition as rescue operation continues VIEW
An unprecedented rescue operation is underway to save the life of an ailing orca. Soon, they could feed the whale live fish — but the...
Researchers will next determine whether to proceed with feeding, depending on conditions and location of the whales.
Meanwhile, a medical team is racing to help J50, a starving 3 1/2-year-old orca in the same family.
Tahlequah is still carrying her dead calf, for a 16th straight day, and researchers fear she could be in danger.
Feeding J50 by bringing her live chinook salmon caught by the Lummi Nation could begin as soon as Thursday.
Meetings and more meetings. Comments and more comments. Welcome to the Southern Resident Killer Whale Task Force that’s to come up with policy recommendations to...
The 3 ½-year-old killer whale was feared to have only days to live when she was last seen Friday. She finally was spotted late Tuesday...
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