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Local Marine-Life Contaminant Levels 'Terrifyingly High'
Animals  (tags: animals, seals, Sea lions, marine life, endangered, environment )

- 1939 days ago -
More than 35 years after local companies stopped dumping now-banned toxic chemicals off the Palos Verdes Peninsula, a new study shows that seals and sea lions feeding in the area have contamination levels that are "terrifyingly high,"
No Reprieve for Columbia Sea Lions
Animals  (tags: oregon, marine wildlife, sea lions, culling, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1955 days ago -
PORTLAND -- A federal judge says state governments can proceed with plans to kill up to 85 California sea lions a year for five years in the Columbia River at Bonneville Dam, where they gather annually to plunder the spring chinook salmon run. Th
Wayward Sea Lion Rescued From Santa Clara Creek
Animals  (tags: sea lions, rescued, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2109 days ago -
A wayward sea lion trapped in a Santa Clara creek was rescued Monday, thanks to a dozen volunteers, some strong fishing nets and a jumbo-size dog kennel.
Sea Lion Seizures May Result From Toxic Algae
Animals  (tags: sea lions, seizures, toxic algae, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2129 days ago -
A new study follows an analysis earlier this year revealing that the symptoms comprise a new sea lion disease. Domoic acid concentrations rise at times due to natural, climactic factors, the authors point out. But other human-made chemicals may be making
The Sea Lion and the Salmon : Should We Murder One to Save the Other?
Animals  (tags: sea lions, salmon, dispute, killed, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2149 days ago -
On May 4, the blubbery carcasses of six sea lions were discovered inside a trap at Bonneville Dam in Oregon. Animal rights advocates suspected they'd been murdered as part of a long-standing dispute over the complicated ethics of wildlife management.
Heat Stroke Likely Killed Sea Lions
Animals  (tags: sea lions, death, heat stroke, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2163 days ago -
Heat stroke probably killed six sea lions enclosed within a pair of floating cages near Bonneville Dam a week and a half ago, according to federal authorities. The disclosure Wednesday lends new insight -- while raising new questions -- over the puzzling
Exam Indicates Sea Lions Weren't Shot to Death in Oregon
Animals  (tags: sea lions, killed, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2171 days ago -
Federal fisheries officials now say the six sea lions found dead in traps on the Columbia River apparently were not shot to death. Spokesman Brian Gorman of the National Marine Fisheries Service said Wednesday that preliminary results of a necropsy found
Sea Shepherd Offers $10,000 for Sea Lion Killers
Animals  (tags: oregon, sea sheherd, marine wildlife, sea lions, killed, reward )

- 2171 days ago -
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the illegal slaying of two Steller sea lions and four California sea lions on the Columbia River. T
Stop Sea Lion Killing Plan! Sign Petition!
Animals  (tags: sea lions, killing, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2173 days ago -
A federal judge is set to rule on this plan on May 8th, and until then no sea lions may be killed. Yet six federally protected sea lions were just found shot to death on the Columbia River at Bonneville Dam. Make sure no more sea lions die - tell NMFS
Sea Lions Head to SeaWorld Parks This Weekend
Animals  (tags: sea lions, relocated, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2174 days ago -
Six sea lions trapped at the Bonneville Dam last month headed to SeaWorld parks this weekend, officials said. Three of the sea lions arrived late Friday at SeaWorld Orlando, said Diane Centeno, a SeaWorld spokeswoman. The sea lions will be quarantined
Trapped Columbia River Sea Lion Dies in Captivity! Video!
Animals  (tags: sea lions, trapped, captivity, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2178 days ago -
One of seven sea lions trapped at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River and sent to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma, Wash., has died while undergoing medical inspection before transfer to a Sea World park, the Humane Society of the United
Five More Sea Lions Trapped at Bonneville Dam
Animals  (tags: sea lions, trapped, bonneville dam, relocated, authorities )

- 2179 days ago -
State authorities trapped another five California sea lions at Bonneville Dam today, sending four of them to their new home at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma. A fourth was branded and released. Fishery managers remain concerned about sea
Federal Court Blocks Killing of Sea Lions at Bonneville Dam (VIDEO/Watch Sea Lions Captured)
Animals  (tags: sea lions, captured, removed, salmon, bonneville dam, protection, endengared )

- 2182 days ago -
Sea lions at the Bonneville Dam have escaped death - for now. A Federal Appeals Court on Wednesday granted a partial reprieve to hungry sea lions on the Columbia River.
Agents Trap Salmon-Eating Sea Lions in Ore.-Wash. River
Animals  (tags: sea lions, relocated, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2183 days ago -
One by one, curious California sea lions checked out the open cage left invitingly on a platform in the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam and flopped inside to chill out on the nice flat surface.
Sea Lion Relocation to Begin Tomorrow ( April 24 )
Animals  (tags: sea lions, relocating, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2184 days ago -
The Washington and Oregon departments of Fish and Wildlife plan to begin relocating a number of California sea lions tomorrow morning from the Columbia River to several zoological facilities across the country.

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