Breaking News for Northwest Whales

May 22, 2015


Breaking News: Lolita’s new status as an endangered species; Northwest Whale Museums; How to be a Whale-Wise Kayaker


Navy agrees to create safe havens for marine wildlife

For the first time ever, the United States Navy has agreed to put their mid-frequency sonar training and testing and the use of powerful explosives off limits in large oceanic regions of important marine wildlife habitat.

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New Orca Calf spotted!

There is a growing hope for the future of the Northwest’s Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) population.

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Breaking News: NOAA includes Lolita as protected under the Endangered Species Act!

NOAA includes Takitae/Lolita as a protected member of the endangered Southern Resident orcas . . .

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Bringing Lolita Home

Forty-five years after she was seized from Whidbey Island’s Penn Cove, Lolita remains the sole surviving captive orca from the Southern Resident orca population . . .

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Northwest Whale Museums

Learn more about orcas and other marine wildlife of the Northwest . . .

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How to Be a Whale-Wise Kayaker

Watching whales from a kayak is one of the most enjoyable activities people can do . . .

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