Tilikum gained international attention when he killed his trainer Dawn Brancheau in front of a live audience at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010. The incident sparked a public conversation about whether orcas, also known as killer whales, should remain in captivity.
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
“What we’re really trying to do is let the (fishing and shipping) industries do the work that they do, but do it in such a way that it doesn’t cause a species to go extinct.”…
By Julia Griffin
Researchers detect high levels of banned toxic chemicals in whales in the Mediterranean Sea.
By Catherine Woods
The secret to giving humanity a longer life and protection from age-related illnesses could be hidden within the genome of the longest living mammal.
By Justin Scuiletti
By Anna Christiansen
SeaWorld will build bigger and better environments for killer whales, the star attraction of the marine amusement park chain, the company said Friday. SeaWorld asserts the changes have nothing to do with animal cruelty allegations made by 2013 documentary “Blackfish.”…
Hari interviews Miles on the science of sleep.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
The U.S. Supreme Court handed environmentalists a defeat Wednesday, lifting restrictions on the Navy's use of sonar off the California coast.
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