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 ...

Bioblitz 150: Exploring Our Own Backyard

When I started at Ocean Wise I had never heard of a bioblitz, but they were going to be the focus of my new job—so I quickly learned. In summary, a bioblitz is when scientists and citizen scientists document th...