Category: News


Crabs dress to the nines

he Marine Detective, Jackie Hildering, has posted a cool photo collection of Decorator Crabs on her blog. The photos, collected over years diving the waters of the northeast Pacific, provide a window into the...


‘Acoustic hell’ for orcas

n expert on how boat noise affects whales shows off his new computer animation in Seattle. It shows what he calls “acoustic hell” for orcas. Dr. Chris Clark, a bioacoustic engineer at Cornell University, has...


Nuts and bolts of US customs

he good folks at have a shot an enormously useful video about US Customs procedures for entering Washington and Alaska by water. Whether a Canadian boat or an American vessel returning home, it...


Swarm of sea lions

A commercial fisherman in British Columbia captured footage of incredible numbers of sea lions that effectively prevented him from fishing. Source: Nightmarish swarm of sea lions engulfs fisherman’s boat |

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Ferry now bluewater veteran

The Salish Eagle, one of three new BC Ferries’ Salish Class vessels to be built in Poland, arrived at Victoria’s Ogden Point this week ahead of schedule after a 10,440-nautical-mile, 38-day journey via Panama....


Orcas more fun than traffic jams

od of orcas is caught on video swimming in Puget Sound near Kingston by a KIRO 7 news helicopter yesterday. Not earth-shattering news, but they are always fun to watch.


Opinion: Trump’s budget

This is no time to retreat from our shared responsibility to invest in the health of this national treasure. Source: Trump’s budget would wreak havoc on Puget Sound restoration | The Seattle Times


Trump cuts spur warning

ashington State officials, environmental advocates and others are warning of dire environmental and economic consequences if President Donald Trump’s cuts to Puget Sound and other environmental programs go through as proposed. Source: Environmentalists warn...


Derelict vessel sinks in Oak Bay

he Salla Rose sits ensconced in as second round of absorbent oil booms after sinking in Oak Bay on Monday. “With Coast Guard Environmental response we swapped out the saturated absorbent oil booms with...


50,000 newborns

kay, maybe this is not news, the video taken a few years ago. But, news is relative, and we had never seen it before. We came upon this video of a Giant Pacific Octopus...