Feds launch process to protect endangered west coast orcas from vessel disturbance

SEATTLE— The National Marine Fisheries Service today announced a public scoping process to determine how to protect critically endangered Southern Resident killer whales from boat noise and disturbance in Washington’s inland waters. The announcement follows a lawsuit filed in August by the Center for Biological Diversity and Orca Relief Citizens’ Alliance (ORCA) seeking to create […]

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The real David Attenborough

In the late 1980s, a meeting was convened at the BBC studios on Whiteladies Road in Bristol. Its participants – mainly amiable former public schoolboys named Mike – discussed the imminent retirement of a grey-haired freelancer, who had been working with the BBC for almost four decades. “We need to think about who is going […]

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