Discovering a Dolphin’s Noisy World

In 1965, famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau co-directed a documentary called The Silent World, but as Kathy Heise, research associate at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, points out – the ocean is...

Here Come the Grey Whales

It’s official, spring is upon us! While the season brings a suite of familiar signs: crocuses, buds on trees, and bird song, if you turn your eyes to the water, you may also be lucky enough to witness the first...
Killer whales off the coast of Vancouver

Getting the Killer Whale Call

On March 12, 2015, Tessa Danelesko, coordinator of the B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network, and Bailey Eagan, research analyst with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Research Program, set off to find killer wh...
Wild Killer Whale Research at the Vancouver Aquarium

Ocean Pollution Success Stories

Ocean pollution is typically a bad news story which conjures images of PCB-laden killer whales, DDT-associated eggshell thinning in bald eagles, and concerns about seafood safety. While uncovering these scary s...