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A date with killer whales

By Jodi Frediani In some circles April 20, notated as 420, is a date to toke up, get stoned and celebrate cannabis. This year on the University of California Santa Cruz campus overlooking Monterey Bay, 3000 revelers did… Read More
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Animal neuroscientist discusses her career and the case for keeping cetaceans out of captivity

Lori Marino is board president and executive director of the Whale Sanctuary Project, an organization building safe, seaside sanctuaries for once-captive whales. She’s also an affiliate at the Safina Center. In light of recent decisions by many countries… Read More
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Southern Resident killer whale population is running out of salmon, running out of time

The Southern Resident killer whales are starving to death. Seven members of the critically endangered population died in 2016, including Granny, the oldest killer whale in the world and the leader of the Southern Residents. This unique community… Read More
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