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Join the rescue: How the public can help orca calf stranded in B.C. lagoon

Join the rescue: How the public can help orca calf stranded in B.C. lagoon

Photographers are needed to help reunite a stranded killer whale with her pod.
Rescuers in B.C. hope AI will help reunite orphaned whale with its family

Rescuers in B.C. hope AI will help reunite orphaned whale with its family

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — The latest advancements in identifying killer whales with the help of artificial intelligence are being put to use to help reunite an orphaned B.C. orca with its pod, but first it needs to leave the lagoon where its mother died.
Dog named 'Hero' kept stuck owner warm and safe from coyotes for 2 days: police

Dog named 'Hero' kept stuck owner warm and safe from coyotes for 2 days: police

A dog called Hero lived up to his name earlier this week after spending two days by his stranded master's side, keeping his owner warm and even fending off coyotes while the man waited to be rescued from a muddy ditch in southern Alberta.
Easter safety alert: Protect your pets from toxic treats and hidden dangers

Easter safety alert: Protect your pets from toxic treats and hidden dangers

A few things to keep in mind this holiday long weekend.
B.C. wildlife's first newborns of the year are facing challenges

B.C. wildlife's first newborns of the year are facing challenges

Here's how you can help.
Opinion: We don't deserve dogs

Opinion: We don't deserve dogs

'The meaning of life? It’s this, right here'
Rescuers continue effort to coax orphan orca out of Vancouver Island lagoon

Rescuers continue effort to coax orphan orca out of Vancouver Island lagoon

About 10 vessels were inside the lagoon near Zeballos, using playback vocalizations of other transient killer whales, okoimi pipes and long ropes with floats and lines in the lagoon to try to move the calf to open water.
Nine-foot-long Burmese python seized from B.C. home

Nine-foot-long Burmese python seized from B.C. home

The Burmese python was seized after the BC Conservation Officer Service executed a search warrant at a Chilliwack, B.C., home Tuesday.
Biden administration restores threatened species protections dropped by Trump

Biden administration restores threatened species protections dropped by Trump

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday restored rules to protect imperiled plants and animals that had been rolled back back under former President Donald Trump. Among the changes announced, the U.S.
Study predicts 'great urban shift' in North American wildlife

Study predicts 'great urban shift' in North American wildlife

While many Canadian cities, like Toronto and Ottawa, are expected to see net gains in species over the coming decades, Vancouver is forecast to see the biggest loss of urban wildlife in the country.