"How SeaWorld Orcas Went Up, Over And Almost Exited Their Tanks":
"On Monday, Moscow police verified what had been rumored for months: Two orcas taken more than a year ago from Russia’s Okhotsk Sea are being held in two small tanks in the Russian capital. They will be put on public display in the coming months."
"In a landmark ruling on Wednesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a measure stating that cetaceans, or whales, dolphins and porpoises, have the right to be free from life in captivity."
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Offers a New View of Killer Whales: For the first time, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph killer whales from above. This gives scientists a new way to monitor killer whale health and reproduction while giving us all a stunning new view of the species.
Some analysis of the Northern resident orca drone footage that was recently captured, via Whale and Dolphin Conservation:
Southern resident orca calf L120 has not been seen with his/her mother of late. This is very sad news for this dwindling community.
Some fantastic orca photos collected here:
A fantastic account of an orca encounter off the coast of Svalbard and Greenland by Elfyn Pugh, a marine mammal surveyor with Organisation Cetacea:
An update on the meeting organised off the back of the petition asking British Airways to reconsider selling trips to SeaWorld.