A boom in seal and sea lion populations may be luring killer whales that normally prowl offshore and far to the south into the inland waters of Washington and British Columbia in apparently unprecedented numbers this fall. Above, transient orcas are spotted in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Sept 27.
The Supreme Court could still overturn much of President Obama’s environmental legacy, although the justices have upheld the regulations in three significant cases.
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