Thursday, October 21, 2010

How can we keep California's oceans safe for whales?

On the next Your Call, we'll talk about the struggles whales are facing on the Pacific coast. At least five dead whales have been sighted or have washed ashore on Northern California beaches since late July. Researchers say abundant swarms of krill and an increase in ship strikes are to blame. What can we do to reduce ship collisions and prevent more deaths? Join us live at 11 or send us an email to How do we raise public consciousness about the threats to these remarkable mammals? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Jackie Dragon, director of the Marine Sanctuaries Program with Pacific Environment

John Calambokidis, marine mammal biologist with Cascadia Research

Jodi Frediani, wildlife photographer

Roger Bland, professor of physics at SF State and whale communications researcher

Click to Listen: How can we keep California's oceans safe for whales?