Marine Mammal Rescue Day Declared

California State Senate Recognizes Tireless Work of Animal Rescue Groups & Declares Today “Marine Mammal Rescue Day” Changing Ocean Conditions Have Led to Record Number of Sea Lions Emaciated on California Shores and Required Extensive Rescue and Rehabilitation Work from Organizations Across the State. SACRAMENTO, April 27, 2017 Members of the Marine Mammal Stranding Network [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:30:10+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Elevated Reports of Suspected Domoic Acid – April 2017

Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute (CIMWI) serves Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. CIMWI is receiving elevated reports of sick California sea lions we suspect to be suffering from domoic acid toxicity. What is domoic acid? Domoic acid (DA) is often referred to as “Red Tide” and it is produced by a naturally occurring algal [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:32:03+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Articles|0 Comments