Tag Archives: Jeff Renner

Sound Conversations with Ken Balcomb III: May 2 at the Seattle Aquarium

Ken Balcomb has been researching our local orca populations since 1976 and, as he says, he’s been “hooked ever since.” Back when he started, they numbered 70. Now, he says, there are 83 or 84. A promising increase but Ken more »

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Sound Conversations with Ginger Armbrust, Ph.D.: April 11 at the Seattle Aquarium

With the Sound full of amazing creatures like orca whales, harbor seals and giant Pacific octopuses, why should we care about little old plankton? Because, says Dr. Ginger Armbrust, the health of plankton in the ocean ultimately determines the health more »

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What Can Sea Otters Tell Us About the Ocean?

James L. Bodkin leads the sea otter and coastal marine ecosystems project for the USGS Alaska Science Center. He has spent more than 30 years studying sea otters from California to Russia and has published more than 160 papers resulting more »

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