Where Did the Whales Go?

Whale researchers across the Pacific Northwest usually receive alerts on their cell phones right about now to indicate that a family of southern resident orcas have returned to their annual summer home in the Salish Sea. But, so far, the phones have been quiet.

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Canada, the First Country to Ban Import/Export of Shark Fins

Canada became the first country in the world to impose a wholesale ban on the import and export of shark fins this week. While shark finning has been illegal in Canada since 1994, it was still legal to import from other regions on a wide scale.

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Tofino, Ucluelet First in B.C. to Ban Plastic Straws!

Great news! “Tofino and Ucluelet are the first municipalities to ban plastic straws in B.C., and we can be certain that this is opening up a pathway for other B.C. communities to follow suit.”

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A Little Kelp for our Friends - Smoothie Recipe

Seaweed is a super food. Science knows how super it is but research indicates it might even be more powerful than we originally thought. Research also shows that adding the sea vegetable to your diet is a very good thing. On that note, check out this yummy smoothie recipe featuring kelp!

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