Cheryl Rossi

Cheryl Rossi was a reporter for the Vancouver Courier newspaper for more than 10 years. She is now a freelance writer. 

Lolita orca in captivity; early sea pen proposal for San Juan Island

Could Vancouver be home to the first sea sanctuary for cetaceans?

“Killer whales and belugas and dolphins are in captivity because the public allows it." — Whale Lab researcher Dave Duffus.
Photos from Lori Marino and Creative Commons

Vancouver could host spectacular whale sanctuary, says expert

A whale born in captivity should live in an ocean pen and not be trained to perform tricks, says Lori Marino.