Plenty of thoughts raced through my mind as we looked down at the dead sea lion pup, thoughts of both a mother and of a humane educator. Should we stop coming here, is it too traumatic? Is it good for her to see what's really happening?
A recent statement sounded alarms over declining Pacific herring stocks. Why such a big fuss over such tiny fish? As well as constituting the basis for idiosyncratic pizzas, these fish are critical forage for a great number of other marine species.