A Whale of a Season – Part 1

Returning from the pilot season of its drone-based killer whale study along the central coast of British Columbia, Ocean Wise’s Marine Mammal Research team marked the sixth year of its photogrammetry project, ...

A Mother’s Love

Much like humans, mothers play an important role in killer whale culture. Killer whales are highly social, group-living animals whose social structure revolves around females. For some members of the animal kin...

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...

Diving Arctic Waters

This past August, four Ocean Wise divers motored to a remote Arctic islet to conduct a BioBlitz survey. A BioBlitz is a snapshot of Canada’s biodiversity, recorded by scientists and citizen scientists, to mark ...