VANCOUVER—A wildlife biologist says an ailing female killer whale off the coast of Washington state is “slogging along” with her pod, but is at times unable to keep up.
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VANCOUVER—A tsunami warning issued for coastal British Columbia was cancelled this morning after people living along parts of the province's coast evacuated to higher ground when a powerful earthquake struck off Alaska.
Residents in some coastal communities were woken by warning sirens shortly after the quake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck around 1:30 a.m. Pacific time.
VANCOUVER—Some species of North American hummingbirds are in severe decline and a British Columbia research scientist says one possible cause might be the same insecticide affecting honey bees.
BURNABY, B.C.—A species of invasive, disease-carrying mosquito has been found in B.C.—the first such discovery in Western Canada.
A team from Simon Fraser University, along with workers at a mosquito control company, discovered larvae of the aedes japonicus in standing water in Maple Ridge, a suburb east of Vancouver.