• Groups Petition for Better Orca Habitat Protections

    Suzanne Potter / California News Service MONTEREY, Calif. – On Monday, a coalition of conservation groups sent more than 105,000 signatures to the National Marine Fisheries Service asking the agency to speed up a plan to expand habitat protections for killer whales. The Southern Resident orca spend their summers in...
  • Blackfish No More

    SAN DIEGO – Wildlife advocates are praising SeaWorld San Diego’s decision to let Shamu retire, so to speak, but they have reservations about the park’s announcement that killer whale shows will change at the end of next year. SeaWorld says the orcas will still be on display at the...