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WATCH: Fishing group has a close encounter with large pod of orcas

A fishing group had a close encounter with a pod of orcas and they are now sharing the video with Global News.

Viewers Dale Peterson and Scott Goodman were fishing in August, in an area between Swanson, Malcolm and Cormorant Islands, when a pod of about 60 orcas passed by. 25 more words


Frustrations mount over dwindling B.C. orca population at DFO symposium

Department of Fisheries and Oceans to spend $7.2 million to monitor noise; environmentalists want more action

CBC News by Jon Hernandez: Oct 11, 2017 

A female resident orca whale breaches while swimming in Puget Sound. 515 more words
Current Articles

Jet Skiers Interact With Orcas During Trip to Catalina Island; Whale Researcher Says Encounter Was Dangerous to Animals

A group of jet skiers were surprised when a pod of orcas began swimming and interacting with them while they traveled to Catalina Island on Friday. 61 more words

Local News

Japan's Brutal And Sneaky Whale Slaughter

Whilst Rebel Voice is certainly not an advocate of vegetarianism, the practice of slaughtering whales is a disgusting venture. Cetaceans are highly intelligent animals, perhaps more intelligent than any other, with the possible exception of some humans (members of the DUP are not included in that). 56 more words

Social Commentary

Endangered Orcas In The Pacific Northwest Just Suffered Another Heartbreaking Loss | Care2 Causes

By: Alicia Graef
September 29, 2017
Highly endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest continue to face a host of threats to their survival, and now they’ve suffered another heartbreaking loss with the death of a young male. 527 more words


Orca’s death raises fears of extinction

The death of a juvenile orca that had been showing signs of malnutrition has killer-whale researchers despairing about the long-term viability of the southern residents. 8 more words

Surfers in Norway have close call with pod of orcas

Surfers participating at the Lofoten Masters surf competition in Norway had an extremely close call with a pod of hungry orcas over the weekend.

During the semifinals, three orcas rushed towards the shore where a group of surfers were. 134 more words