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The Cost of Commitment

Recently, I received notification via the MARMAM listserv about a publication. (The MARMAM listserv is really helpful for staying in the loop about marine mammal research/jobs. 860 more words


SeaWorld Euthanizes 42-Year-Old 'Matriarch' Orca Whale

SeaWorld San Diego has euthanized Kasatka, the nearly 42-year-old matriarch of its orca family, who had been afflicted with a lung disease.

Kasatka died on Tuesday “surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the veterinarians and caretakers who loved her,” SeaWorld… 152 more words


Jour ne sais quoi

Bit of bad French punning indicates that I’ve lost track of what jour it is and can’t be arsed figuring it out right now.

What a lovely week I had last week with lovely Irmani. 1,018 more words

Journal Du Chien Noir

'Orca-strating' survival: Feds launch public campaign to save whales

The federal government is asking the public to help it save three endangered whale species that live in Canadian waters, including B.C.’s Southern Resident Killer Whale. 6 more words

Is Snake River shipping worth enough to keep dams that harm salmon?

For Idaho wheat farmers like Joe Anderson, staying competitive in international markets is critical to their future.

Full article: http://ift.tt/2vgOZRX

To Glimpse the Wild Whale

The early-morning sun glinted off of sleek black dorsal fins as they broke through the water’s surface. I sat on the rocky shore beside a lighthouse, watching the trio of orcas travel through Haro Straight. 665 more words


Spectacular Nature

Spectacular Nature: Corporate Culture and the Sea World Experience, Susan G. Davis

The second and third chapters outline how the Sea World experience is tailored to the customer and to the flow of the park in order to maximize profits. 651 more words

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