108 Search Results for " killer whale "
2019 / 04 / 29
Killer Whale: The Great White’s Greatest Fear
Imagine for a moment that the formidable shark in Jaws were to meet face to face with the friendly orca from Free Willy. What would happen? A new study conducted by researchers at the Monterey Aquar...
2018 / 11 / 01
Southern Resident Killer Whales: New Measures Announced
The Government of Canada announced further actions to help protect the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKWs) on October 31, 2018. Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the...
2017 / 11 / 08
Boats to Maintain Greater Distance from Killer Whales
By next spring, vessels off the coast of British Columbia will no longer be permitted to approach within 200 metres of southern resident killer whales, announced DFO Minister Dominic LeBlanc on Octobe...
2017 / 09 / 22
Raising Funds to Support Belugas and Killer Whales
From coast to coast, Simons is supporting research on St. Lawrence belugas and Pacific killer whales by symbolically adopting Artsea and Hope. With a brand new collection featuring these two species, ...
2017 / 02 / 13
Are humpback whales saving other species being hunted by killer whales?
In 2012 in Monterey Bay, California, a BBC team filmed the intervention of two humpbacks to protect a young gray whale being pursued by killer whales. The calf ends up dying, but about fifteen other h...
2016 / 12 / 22
Trans Mountain and Killer Whales: Underestimated Impacts?
On November 29, the Trudeau government gave the go-ahead for the proposed expansion of the Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline system in British Columbia. A request for a review was filed yesterda...
2016 / 12 / 08
Are killer whales a threat to the marine mammal populations that they feed on?
Predation alone does not generally pose a threat to the sustainability of a population. It is often associated with other factors and the status of the hunted population....
2016 / 11 / 10
I seem to think I saw a killer whale in Tadoussac this summer; is this possible?
It's not impossible, but there were no confirmed sightings in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this season...
2016 / 01 / 07
Boat Speed Noise Responsible for Disturbance of Killer Whales
The speed of boats travelling in the vicinity of killer whales is believed to be the greatest factor affecting ambient noise levels. Such was the finding of a team of US researchers who have worked wi...
2015 / 07 / 20
How do Killer Whales around the World Hunt?
Killer whales are masters in the art of predation. Like a pack of wolves, they coordinate, communicate and work in teams to hunt and trap their prey. They know how to exploit their environment to incr...