Annie Schmidt/PRBO Conservation ScienceMaybe this was a boating accident...A young humpback whale sighted off the Farallones Sunday may have been struck by a boat and left to die, scientists fear. The 25-foot whale was spotted by biologist Jaime Jahncke, a researcher at PRBO. Scientists afloat fo ... More >>
The adoring public may have a problem with what San Francisco has in store for its troublesome invaders, the sea lions.
At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.