Facing toxic pollution and an alarming food shortage, Southern Resident orcas are on a steep decline. Removing several dams could be the key to saving them.
Posts By: Quinn Read
June is Orca Month – and the Pacific Northwest is celebrating the Southern Resident orca – the most endangered community of resident killer whales in the world.
The deadly fungal disease responsible for the deaths of millions of bats in the eastern half of the country has made its way to the west coast.
No other species has been removed from the state’s endangered species list with a population of fewer than 100 individuals statewide, or when they were still absent from a significant portion of their historic range.