Citizen Science Boosts Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Conservation Happy Citizen Science Day! In celebration of tomorrow’s annual event celebrating citizen science, also known as community science, we’re taking a moment to appreciate the dedicated volunteers who work with Defenders gather data that helps save species. Alaska Director Karla Dutton is partnering with dozens of organizations… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Whales
The situation is dire, and without immediate action, we stand to lose the most iconic and beloved species that defines Puget Sound and the greater Salish Sea ecosystem.
This year has been a terrible year for the North Atlantic right whale – probably the worst since commercial whaling was banned in 1937.
Proposed budget cuts to critical programs could have devastating impacts for Puget Sound and could spell extinction for Southern Resident orcas.
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.