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Orcas Engage In Unprecedented Monterey Bay Killing Spree

MONTEREY (CBS/AP) — A marine biologist says killer whales are on an unprecedented killing spree in California’s Monterey Bay.

Nancy Black says orcas have killed four gray whale calves in eight days. 120 more words


Oil tankers threaten endangered orcas, two tribes say in lawsuit against U.S. Coast Guard

Already-endangered killer whales in the waters west of Seattle face heightened risk from an increased traffic of tankers that will carry oil from Kinder Morgan’s $5.4 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, two Native American organizations claim in a federal lawsuit. 363 more words

Kinder Morgan Pipeline/Tarsands

Shakedown - Part 5 - Can We Go Cruising, Finally?

Almost, but not quite, cruising.

After successfully but not entirely sorting out the generator, dinghy and electronics, we were ready to roll out of Bellingham.   1,483 more words

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SeaWorld of Hurt

It took SeaWorld over 30 years to finally end Orca breeding in captivity, which they announced last year. If it wasn’t for Blackfish, nothing would have changed. 584 more words

Current Events

Convention Crunch!

No, that’s not a new breakfast cereal, but what I find myself in right now! Yesterday was the first of my five scheduled conventions for this spring, with the next three weekends booked, all away-from-home conventions. 382 more words

The Mermaid Blog

Lopez Island: Tranquility Amongst Birds

I traveled to the San Juan Islands for the whales, but I stayed for the driftwood-covered beaches and blissful serenity. 473 more words