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Park board votes to keep cetacean program at Vancouver Aquarium, bans most breeding

The Vancouver Park Board has unanimously voted to keep the cetacean program at the Vancouver Aquarium, but to prohibit most breeding.

“I think we probably struck the right balance,” said Park Board Commissioner Aaron Jasper. 308 more words


Why can't Solaris be a smarter movie?

Solaris—both the 1972 Tartovsky and the 2002 Soderberg films—are favorite films of mine.  They are wonderful psychological dramas that explore the nature of guilt, grief and the value of second chances, in a way that no other film can.  886 more words


Bottlenose dolphin pen sketches

Did these guys recently in biro pen while on a little break at work. Dolphin faces are equal parts fun and frustrating to draw!


Killer Whales At Dawn!

Hello from your Wildlife Officers on the Cap Finistere!!

This week I ventured out solo for the first round trip to Bilbao, and what a trip it was! 1,003 more words

Seismic Oil Prospecting

The Obama administration has decided to reopen the eastern seaboard of the United States to offshore oil and gas exploration, the Guardian has reported (see full report… 494 more words


Triple Header - T137s, Humpbacks, and J Pod - June 3, 2013

I had a chance to get out on yesterday’s 2:30 tour with Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours – I wasn’t sure if I wanted to drop everything for this trip, or wait until the next day, but I had a gut feeling about this trip, so I scrambled to get everything together and I got down to Fisherman’s Wharf. 240 more words

Salish Sea

Tweetstorm: Free The Mojave Dolphins From The Mirage Hotel

By Kirsten Massebeau

On July 12, 2014 temperatures reached 102 degrees fahrenheit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Unbeknownst to many 10 dolphins are trapped in the Mojave desert far from the ocean. 1,158 more words