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PETA protesters dressed as killer whales 'take over' airport baggage claim [video]

PETA — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals — is infamous for its many publicity stunts on behalf of animal rights. Lately the group has SeaWord in its sights, and to bring attention to its claim that #SeaWorldSucks, protesters dressed as killer whales bravely “took over” the baggage claim conveyor belt at San Diego International Airport until removed by security. 135 more words


Orca census shows increase in Southern Resident population -Watching Our Waterways

Some good news it seems, though preliminary.

A census of the killer whales that frequent Puget Sound is due today, and it appears that the total population of the three Southern Resident pods is 82, up from 79 last year at this time.

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Voices & Choices

6/29/2015, 15:30 Under the cool shade of a Madrona tree awaiting the arrival of the southern residents…

I know it’s been awhile since the last post. 1,806 more words


Irony of Eden, New South Wales

Eden is a striking yet pocket-sized coastal town in New South Wales.  High Tide, was filmed here, and similar to the movie its observable beauty is undercut by dark realities that have taken place in town. 109 more words

Sailing to Sucia - a Visit from the Deep

I am so lucky that my boyfriend has a sailboat! We love going out for a few days to “get away from it all.” This summer we are taking some time to explore the San Juan Islands in the Northwestern part of Washington State. 1,032 more words

Blackfish - Documentary Review

I had been wanting to watch this documentary for a long time, since hearing good things about it from friends. I am glad I watched and I was really impressed with how it was laid out and the story went from beginning to present. 139 more words

Movie Reviews

Well these things happened (22nd of June)

Vancouver is just showing off now…

Yesterday was a good day for rare events in Vancouver. Around noon ,just when you wanted to cool down in the water these guys turned up in the Burrard Inlet. 86 more words