Thursday, June 28, 2012
June 28, 2012: Can a Ten Year Anniversary Celebration of One Orca’s Rescue Trigger Resolve to Save the Rest?
This week marks the 10th anniversary of the rescue of Springer, an orphaned orca whale found alone in Puget Sound far from her family in Canada. The burning question today can the commitment that brought adversaries together be mobilized to save the Sound’s remaining orcas? Orcas have survived for millions of years but they may go extinct within a hundred years. Martha Baskin has our story.