| 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...
| Nov 9, 2010
This past summer, seven Puget Sound killer whaleswent missing and are presumed dead in what would be the largest decline in the local Orca population in a decade.
There were once hundreds of southern resident Orcas swimming in the waters of Puget Sound...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 7:43 PM
Every year, hundreds of people flock to the Pacific Northwest in hopes of getting a glimpse of one of our region's most precious natural resources, the Southern Resident Killer Whale. Whale watching means big business in Washington, bringing in an...
| Nov 11, 2010
Allison Lance grabs her megaphone and joins other animal activists in confronting whale watch boats that get too close to the endangered Southern Resident Orcas.
“Attention whale watch operators and customers, you are breaking federal law by...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 6:32 PM
A group of halibut charter captains are planning to file a lawsuit over new permits. New regulations are expected to force 30 percent of guided halibut boats in Southcentral Alaska out of business.
The new permits go into effect Feb. 1, but some sport...
| 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...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:09 PM
The Board of Fisheries has given commercial fishing operations in Adak the green light for cod.
On Wednesday, the board unanimously voted to grant the city of Adak it's emergency petition that will allow vessels under 60 feet to fish pacific cod in...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 4:59 PM
On February 1, 2011 new federal regulations went into effect for halibut charter guides in Southcentral and Southeast Alaska. The Charter Halibut Limited Access program requires halibut sport fishing guides to carry a Charter Halibut Permit, also known as...
| Feb 22, 2011
Anne Stateler, or Orca Annie as she likes to be called, has spent the last 17 years tracking Southern Resident Killer Whales and recording the sounds they make underwater as they pass her home.
She buried a heavy duty cable under the sand into Puget...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Marine scientists are examining the deaths of 20 baby dolphins whose carcasses have washed ashore in Mississippi and Alabama this year, the bulk of them since last week, researchers said on Tuesday.
The unusually large number of young dolphin deaths...