News

July 22, 2019 ~ Researchers Studying Endangered Pacific Northwest Orcas Feel Their Absence (REI)

July 16, 2019 ~ Salish Sea Orcas are going elsewhere for fish (KUOW)

July 7, 2019 ~ Southern resident orcas spotted after unusual absence: length of time away was unprecedented (Peninsula Daily News)

July 6, 2019 ~ Southern Resident killer whales absent from Salish Sea for first June on record (The Islands’ Sounder)

July 5, 2019 ~ Endangered resident killer whales, not seen for a month, spotted off Vancouver Island (CBC News)

July 5, 2019 ~ Researchers encouraged by return of killer whales to Salish Sea, but say food source must be replenished (Globe and Mail)

July 3, 2019 ~ Where are the Southern Resident orcas? Researchers see longest absence ever from summer waters (Seattle Times)

June 28, 2019 ~ Endangered orcas have been missing for 8 weeks. This is unprecedented, researchers say (KUOW)

March 1, 2019 ~ Endangered orca pod seen this week near Anacortes (Anacortes American)

February 26, 2019 ~ Orca groups call for immediate action to save Southern Residents (King5)

June 13, 2018 ~ Southern Resident orcas make late return to the Salish Sea (Anacortes American)

May 29, 2018 ~ Inslee calls Canada pipeline ‘profoundly damaging’, fears for orcas in surprise deal (Seattle Times)

May 18, 2018 ~ OBI announces publication of first peer-reviewed paper (OBI)

April 8, 2018 ~ First Sperm Whale Documented in Inland Washington Waters – Seen and Recorded by OBI (OBI)

December 11, 2017 ~ After rough years for orcas, these recent whale sightings are encouraging (KIRO7)

August 16, 2017 ~ 2017 Letter to Supporters (OBI)

December 1, 2016 ~ Announcement on Michael’s Departure (OBI)

June 22, 2016 ~ Orcas, Under Pressure, Adopt Killer Survival Strategy (Reed Magazine)

September 9, 2015 ~ Baby boom: A fifth orca calf for endangered southern resident pod (Victoria Times-Colonist)

September 7, 2015 ~ PRESS RELEASE: New Orca Calf Underscores Importance of Salmon Recovery (OBI)