A Whale of a Season — Part 2

Ocean Wise’s Marine Mammal Research Photogrammetry team embarked on its second research trip of the year last month – this time, off northeast Vancouver Island. (If you haven’t already read it, be sure to chec...

How “Snot” Samples Help Us Protect Whales

Humpback whale "snot" samples gathered by Vancouver Aquarium and NOAA researchers are helping to protect whales in the wild. Humpback whales can be identified at the surface of the ocean by their bushy, two-...
Annapolis ship dive reef

Happy Anniversary to the Annapolis!

One year ago, an old military ship got a new lease on life when it was sent to the ocean floor in Howe Sound. On April 4, 2015, the Artificial Reef Society of B.C. used a series of controlled detonations to ...

All Aboard the Annapolis

It’s been just a few months since Howe Sound acquired its newest artificial reef in the form of the HMCS Annapolis. Already, the decommissioned navy destroyer, which was sunk in April, has become home to a vari...