So far this winter the storms have been relentless. The SE winds have blown up everything from strong wind to gale warnings including storm and hurricane force warnings. On average it seems that these systems will move in for 5-7 days with less than 24 hours of reprieve in between. On top of [...]
We woke up this morning to the great news that the Hudson bay orcas we wrote about just a few hours earlier are gone from the hole in the ice they were trapped in. There is no sign of them this morning. Apparently, winds blew overnight and shifted the ice, enabling the orcas to move. [...]
Many of you will have heard about the desperate situation faced by a group of orcas trapped in ice in Hudson Bay, Canada. They are in a tiny hole in ice about 35km from the small community of Inukjuak. The community has mobilised to help the orcas, but urgently need major outside help in the [...]
Hello everyone, Here’s hoping you’re enjoying the beginning of a HAPPY NEW YEAR! Hoping too, that 2013 will be a much better year for our precious world. Please take good care of yourselves, and each other… Our love and every good wish to you all, Paul & Helena & Leah
Another year has passed at OrcaLab and we are thankful for all of the people and creatures who helped to make it another year to remember.
The dawn of a new era of Peace and Love…
http://youtu.be/NvnPZ1X7xqY Incredible as it may seem, Corky has now been captive 43 years. How she has managed to withstand the stress of confinement in a concrete tank is impossible to know. Deprived of her lifelong family, the ocean she was born into, familiar sounds, and even the ability to communicate with kin, she has nonetheless [...]
Less than 2 weeks ago, thanks to Angela Smith who saw a public notice posted in the North island Gazette, we became aware of a proposal by SRM Projects of Nanaimo, B.C. to conduct an investigation of the tidal energy potential of Blackney Pass at the entrance to Johnstone Strait. Leah Robinson began a [...]