DNA Never Lies

When a dead killer whale washes up on a beach in British Columbia, the first thing we try to determine — along with why it died in the first place — is who it is. Almost all killer whales that spend time in B.C...

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...

A Killer New View

It’s a perfect August morning in Johnstone Strait: sunny, not a breath of wind, perfect visibility; the ocean glistening dark green with the reflection of forested mountains. My colleagues John Durban and Holly...