August 2015 Update


In this issue: Eat much kelp? SeaDoc honors environmental reporter Christopher Dunagan, SeaDoc celebrates 15 years of success, a boy and his dog clean a beach and inspire thousands. … [Read more...]

July 2015 Update

diver by pete naylor

In this issue: Divers needed for economic impact study, SeaDoc presents on Marine Protected Areas to federal committee, 7 year old scientist does oil spill study, interns arrive, Salish Sea book talk video, snuggle up with sharks. … [Read more...]

June 2015 update

scoter by peggy cadigan

In this issue: SeaDoc honored by WDFW, World Oceans Day June 8, Monthly giving, analysis of voter initiative 1401, new videos on shorebirds and tides, Wine and Sea Auction, cruise the San Juan Islands with Joe Gaydos and Audrey Benedict. … [Read more...]

April 2015 Update

seal response

In this issue: Can diseases really impede Salish Sea recovery? Multiple impacts of energy transportation projects. SeaDoc recognized in new children's book on ocean health. UC Davis Vet School is #1. Novel program to remove derelict crab pots featured in film. … [Read more...]

March 2015 Update

closeup of killer whale teeth

In this issue: SeaDoc helps complete the necropsy of J32 and finds parasites in her ears, National Geographic features SeaDoc's work on birds and forage fish, board member Dr. Deborah Brosnan honored, SeaDoc-funded scientist Dr. Rob Williams gets Pew fellowship, staff news, oil spill workshop, and many upcoming events. … [Read more...]

February 2015 update

sea lion

In this issue: Saving a Steller sea lion in Canada, invasive isopods, stopping transmission of pet diseases to wildlife, compare sea lion teeth to harbor seal teeth, upcoming lecture on Tides, Thor Hanson goes to Olympia, Ingrid Rasch on climate action, and many upcoming events for the launch of the Salish Sea book. … [Read more...]

January 2015 update

Bull kelp

In this issue: New project to investigate toxins in edible seaweeds, tufted puffin listing progress, thank you to donors and supporters, Seattle Aquarium octopus census, marine science lecture update … [Read more...]

December 2014 Update


In this issue: SeaDoc helps tie a virus to sea star wasting disease; Holiday giving made easy; Money talks: new project to study economic benefits of no-take marine reserves; Two new Science Advisors join SeaDoc; Kit Rawson on salmon recovery successes; Killer whales in the deep freeze? ; Reminder: Tufted puffin status review comments due December 11; Fire retardant levels in Salish Sea birds … [Read more...]

November 2014 Update

by jared towers

In this issue: Avoid the rush - order your Salish Sea book now; What's a 50+ year old bird band doing on an Eastsound beach? Sea star wasting disease update; How do we reduce the effects of plastic pollution on wildlife? SeaDoc welcomes two new board members; November marine science lecture: minke whales with Jared Towers; Video: Scientists study killer whale health from the air. … [Read more...]