| May 16, 2011
| 6:06 PM
On the surface, Puget Sound's killer whales appear to be healthy and thriving but after five years on the endangered species list, the government says our Southern Resident Orcas still need federal protection.
Starting this week, the rules protecting...
| May 27, 2011
| 9:02 AM
The Atlantic bluefin tuna, a fabled sport fish that has sustained a sharp decline to serve the sushi restaurants of Osaka and Tokyo, was rejected Friday for a place on the endangered species list.
Once sought after by Ernest Hemingway, Zane Grey and...
| May 30, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the boating season in western Washington, and this summer thousands of people will flock to the San Juan Islands for a glimpse of the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales.
The viewing experience will be a lot...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:59 PM
The Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach last week rescued an elephant seal pup in Seal Beach, which SeaWorld had rehabilitated.
Melissa Sciacca, director of development and marketing at the center, said the incident wasn't cause for concern....
| Jul 28, 2011
| 7:14 AM
The federal government reversed itself on Tuesday and withdrew permission it had granted to Oregon and Washington state to euthanize sea lions caught gobbling endangered salmon on the Columbia River.
The turnaround by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...