Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters

Researchers Hope to Change the Way Hawaiian Monk Seals Are Perceived

Written by on August 20, 2013 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters
Researchers Hope to Change the Way Hawaiian Monk Seals Are Perceived

With the help of National Geographic Crittercams, researchers are hoping to change the way some the locals view Hawaiian monk seals.

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Sea Lion Rehabilitation: Videos

Written by on May 8, 2013 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters

National Marine Mammal Foundation launched a series of daily videos about the California sea lion strandings and their dedicated rehabilitation efforts.

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Canadian Seal Hunt: A Summary

Canadian Seal Hunt: A Summary

This season, the annual seal hunt is gaining more attention than usual because advocates recently challenged the European Union to lift their ban on seal products.

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Cape Cod Seals: Successful Recovery or Overpopulation?

Cape Cod Seals: Successful Recovery or Overpopulation?

Can the successful return of a population after decades of hunting be a bad thing? In the case of Cape Cod’s seals, the answer is hotly debated.

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California Sea Lion Strandings

Written by on April 3, 2013 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters
California Sea Lion Strandings

Last week, several articles were published regarding the sea lion deaths in Southern California. Here’s a summary of the situation so far…

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Re-Introduction of Sea Otters Going Too Well, Some Say

Written by on March 1, 2013 in Policy & Ocean Law, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters
Re-Introduction of Sea Otters Going Too Well, Some Say

A senator from Alaska is proposing an interesting way of managing sea otter populations.

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Seals ‘Feel’ Size of Objects with Whiskers

Written by on February 19, 2013 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters
Seals ‘Feel’ Size of Objects with Whiskers

New research reveals that seals can ‘feel’ the size of objects with their whiskers.

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Live Footage of Gray Seal Pups

Written by on January 23, 2013 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters
Live Footage of Gray Seal Pups

Last week, a camera set up on Seal Island began streaming live footage of seal-pupping activities.

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