| Feb 22, 2011
Anne Stateler, or Orca Annie as she likes to be called, has spent the last 17 years tracking Southern Resident Killer Whales and recording the sounds they make underwater as they pass her home.
She buried a heavy duty cable under the sand into Puget...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Marine scientists are examining the deaths of 20 baby dolphins whose carcasses have washed ashore in Mississippi and Alabama this year, the bulk of them since last week, researchers said on Tuesday.
The unusually large number of young dolphin deaths...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 7:16 PM
The question of whether the ringed and bearded seals will join the polar bear on the federal list of endangered species was debated at a hearing in Anchorage Monday night.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published plans in December to...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Time is ticking for the National Marine Fisheries Service to better protect our Puget Sound Orcas from the impacts of vessel traffic.
The Office of Management and Budget is currently reviewing regulations that would make all boats, including whale...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 10:00 PM
It's a place unlike any other, where the Salish Sea meets the shore of the San Juan Islands. Matching the beauty of the landscape is an endangered species that calls these waters home, the Southern Resident Killer Whales.
After dozens of scientific...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 7:07 PM
Fearing a new catch share plan will bankrupt their small businesses, halibut charter operators in Homer met with federal regulators Friday night. The meeting was hosted by the Homer Chamber of Commerce.
The catch share plan is expected to be approved...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:40 PM
Labradors are natural born hunting dogs, but what Tucker is retrieving is a little out of the ordinary.
The research team from the University of Washington is in the San Juan Islands tracking Orca poop. Samples they've collected so far show our Southern...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Vic and I attended the third Bolsa Chica Science Symposium this past Saturday, where nine scientists presented the results of their research and monitoring programs conducted at Bolsa Chica. Actually, Vic did more than attend. He was the moderator....
| Oct 26, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Halibut fishing restrictions are a hot topic this week, as charter operators work with federal regulators on a management plan for the flatfish in Alaska waters.
Anglers fear further restrictions will cripple business. While Southeast Alaska has a...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:00 AM
They are whimsical symbols of the beach, appearing on key chains, murals, logos and postcards. They form inseparable, monogamous couples. And they are hauled from the sea in nets, ground into powder for traditional Chinese medicine and dried for sale in...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:58 PM
There is now more time to weigh in on a contentious plan to limit the number of halibut caught by anglers on charter boats.
The National Marine Fisheries Service could cut the bag limit for charter boat anglers from two to one halibut.
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:33 AM
POINT LOMA, Calif. -- A dead 50-foot fin whale washed ashore an isolated Point Loma beach over the weekend was apparently pregnant, officials said.
The whale washed up near the Point Loma Waste Treatment Plant on Gatchell Road sometime before 2 p.m....