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A Quest to See Killer Whales

Orca in Vancouver, Canada

Orca in Vancouver, Canada

Orca in Vancouver, Canada

Orca in Vancouver, Canada

Orca in Vancouver, Canada

We were very lucky on our… 227 more words


Just keep swimming

This little critter is a limpet.  From the photo they may not look like the most exciting of creatures.  If you’ve ever been down to the coast and taken a look at them yourself… your opinion may not have changed.  1,171 more words

Marine Science

Poles Apart

I have no idea whether the words “if you like this then you will like…” make you shudder or make you take notice. I also have no idea when I pair up books, as per my last post, whether you think “I will try both of those” or whether you think “too much information”. 464 more words

The Deepest Cut

Cetus Finalis: A Gray Whale Odyssey, on sale NOW! Get your copy of the book Ben Loory called “Watership Down for whales.” Come meet author Suhail Rafidi at the book launch celebration on Sunday, October 2nd, 3-6PM, at Finnegan’s Wake (937 Cole Street, 94117) 695 more words


Belugas in Stanley Park

But they are ourselves the smiling beluga
They seem to possess a language
They seem to have in common
All of our world
As they attempt to express… 58 more words


Gov. Brown Signs Law To Protect Whales From Crab Traps

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — California’s governor has signed legislation meant to reduce the surging number of whales getting caught in crabbing gear.

Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, announced Friday that he approved the bill to pay bounties to crabbers who retrieve lost or abandoned crab pots in the off-season and make the fishermen who lost the crabbing gear pay a fee. 80 more words