Saving Southern Resident Killer Whales

By Dr. Lance Barrett-Lennard For some coastal First Nations in British Columbia, the killer whale is considered the guardian of the sea, but for killer whales on B.C.’s south coast, it’s time for humankind t...

Our Mission as a Marine Science Centre

Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a conservation organization that Canadians look to for science and facts on important issues. Every now and then we feel the need to clarify inaccurate messages being...

The Sound of Culture — Killer Whale Style

“Sccchhhhrrrrssssshhhhh” The sound of rolling gravel came through the hydrophone speakers along with the rhythmic pounding of surf. Then, a staccato interruption: a high-pitched call from a killer whale. This...

Our North Needs Our Help

For Dr. Valeria Vergara, Cunningham Inlet couldn’t be a more perfect place to conduct research. A research associate at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, Vergara has been investigating beluga cal...