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Update: Robson Bight diesel spill investigation

Feature story | October 11, 2007 at 17:00

Greenpeace supporters and partners succeeded in raising the $35,000 necessary to investigate the Robson Bight diesel spill wreckage.

Orca whales threatened by government inaction to investigate diesel spill wreckage

Feature story | September 26, 2007 at 17:00

Greenpeace, along with the Living Oceans Society, continues to put pressure on the federal and provincial governments to investigate a diesel spill that took place inside an ecological reserve, threatening a population of orca whales. Despite...

Greenpeace demands government investigate diesel spill in ecological reserve

Feature story | August 27, 2007 at 17:00

Government inaction on a diesel spill in an ecological reserve northeast of Vancouver Island has caused Greenpeace to prepare to take investigative action into our own hands. The wreckage, including a diesel truck, from a capsized barge remains...

A Welcome to Canada’s newest whale!

Blog entry by cskinner | May 12, 2010

Sarah King  May 12, 2010 The coastal waters of BC serve as a hunting and traveling ground for many groups of orcas. Amazingly, one of these groups – the Northern Pacific Transient orcas, which consists of about 200-300...

Awaiting a court decision in the Robson Bight oil spill case

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 11, 2009

While much of the Robson Bight case has been solved below the water, the court decision regarding the events that took place on the water back in August 2007 when the barge spilled its content and oil into the ecological reserve has...

Third baby orca spotted off Vancouver island!!!!

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 6, 2009 1 comment

With hopeful news from the feds last week that the critical habitat of the southern and resident orcas off B.C. is now, as of Wednesday, legally protected under the Species at Risk Act, the orcas have shown their gratitude with another...

Naval Gazing: Military must address harmful activities in killer whale critical habitat

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | March 22, 2012

For people concerned about the future of BC’s endangered southern resident orcas, it was a sad day on February 11th when a 3-year-old female washed ashore near Long Beach on the outer Washington coast. Given that fewer than 100...

Orca vs. Canada - Round 2

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | January 17, 2011 1 comment

It seems that the Canadian government would rather go to court and waste taxpayers money than actually do their job these days, even when the Federal Court tells them they've been negligent. Last month, the Canadian government...

New baby orca off BC !

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 13, 2009 2 comments

Great news comes today of a new addition to the endangered southern resident orcas bringing the population number to 87. See full story reported by canwest below... New orca baby off B.C. coast Canwest News Service Thu Nov 12...

More bad news for B.C.’s orcas

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 20, 2009 2 comments

As if it couldn’t get any worse with the poor southern resident orcas going into winter pretty well starving, but now we find out that the food they are eating is slowly poisoning them. According to a new study in the journal...

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