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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Endangered Species Act

Despite Decade Of Protection, Puget Sound Orcas Still In Trouble

By Craig Welch, Los Angeles Times SEATTLE — In the decade since Puget Sound’s southern resident killer whales were protected under the Endangered Species Act, scientists have figured out where they go in winter, learned that they eat mostly chinook, and have documented the many ways orcas shift their behavior in response to noise from […]

June 26, 2014

Great White Shark Population Is Healthy And Growing, New Census Shows

By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A new census study shows there are more than 2,400 white sharks off California and suggests that existing protective measures should be maintained because they are increasing the size and health of the population. The study by a 10-member team led by George H. Burgess, director […]

June 24, 2014