| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Wondering if you should venture outside of the harbor entrance this weekend? I recommend that you go whale watching with your family and friends aboard your boat or book a trip with a commercial operator. The seas will be under four feet, but...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:20 PM
DAVENPORT, Calif. — By now, water would typically be ripping down Scott Creek, and months ago it should have burst through a berm of sand to provide fish passage between freshwater and the ocean.
Instead, young coho salmon from this redwood and...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:10 PM
WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby.
With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WASHINGTON — Yosemite National Park's visitor centers were open. The barricades at the World War II memorial were down. And the Giant Panda Cam was back on.
Thousands of federal workers returned to their jobs Thursday after Congress passed and...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 10:00 PM
It's a place unlike any other, where the Salish Sea meets the shore of the San Juan Islands. Matching the beauty of the landscape is an endangered species that calls these waters home, the Southern Resident Killer Whales.
After dozens of scientific...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:40 PM
Labradors are natural born hunting dogs, but what Tucker is retrieving is a little out of the ordinary.
The research team from the University of Washington is in the San Juan Islands tracking Orca poop. Samples they've collected so far show our Southern...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Vic and I attended the third Bolsa Chica Science Symposium this past Saturday, where nine scientists presented the results of their research and monitoring programs conducted at Bolsa Chica. Actually, Vic did more than attend. He was the moderator....
| Apr 8, 2011
| 6:03 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that it has issued new rules that will safeguard Puget Sound Orcas.
The new rules state that vessels must maintain 200 yards of distance from the whales, doubling the current...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 7:46 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Three dolphins died during a Navy training exercise using underwater explosives near Coronado earlier this month, authorities said.
Scientists have yet to officially determine what caused the deaths at the Silver Strand Training Complex near...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 8:52 AM
(CNN) -- A team of four NOAA veterinarians and a killer whale specialist from SeaWorld, San Diego will begin necropsies Tuesday on two wayward killer whales whose carcasses were found in Alaska's Nushagak River, according to NOAA.
The two whales that...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 9:46 PM
Once, hundreds of killer whales swam the waters of Puget Sound, but now there are fewer than ninety.
Scientists say many of those are dying.
In November, a Q13 FOX News investigation revealed the danger southern resident killer whales are facing from...