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Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Judge Rules Navy Underestimated Threat To Marine Mammals From Sonar

Navy training exercises and sonar usage have killed at least 155 whales over the last five years.

April 1, 2015

Death Of Young Killer Whales Raises Worry About The Species’ Survival

The decline of salmon could leave Orca populations on the brink.

December 31, 2014

SeaWorld’s Troubles Increase As Public Learns About Plight Of Orcas

SeaWorld’s stock took a dive last week in the backlash against its treatment of captive killer whales. The company reported that attendance at its marine theme parks fell 4.3 percent during the first half of the year, and predicted revenue will continue to drop substantially in the coming months. In the entertainment business, this is […]

August 19, 2014

Ships And Blue Whales On A Collision Course Off California Coast

By Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times Blue whales cluster for long periods of time in the busy Pacific Ocean shipping lanes off the California coast, raising concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered marine mammals, a new study has found. Researchers used satellites to track 171 tagged blue whales over 15 years to produce […]

July 24, 2014