Decades-Old Pollution Linked to Cancer in California Sea LionsA team of marine mammal pathology experts examining two decades of data have determined the likely causes of a mysterious cancer killing sea lions include DDT and other legacy toxins dumped into the sea years ago.
Injured Sea Lion Makes 'Miraculous Recovery' From Shark Bite, Returns To OceanA California sea lion that made a "miraculous recovery" from a shark bite injury and domoic acid poisoning was able to return to his ocean home last week, according to officials with the Marine Mammal Center.
Feds Approve Killing California Sea Lions by Northwest States' Wildlife ManagersU.S. authorities on Friday gave wildlife managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho permission to start killing hundreds of sea lions in the Columbia River basin in hopes of helping struggling salmon and steelhead trout.
Sea Lion Found Dead With Gunshot Wounds at Point ReyesA California sea lion was recently found dead with several gunshot wounds on a beach at Point Reyes National Seashore.
U.S. Senate Passes Bill Making It Easier to Kill Sea LionsSupporters say the bill will give wildlife managers greater flexibility in controlling California sea lions that dramatically increased from about 30,000 in the 1960s to about 300,000 under the 1972 Marine Mammal Protection Act.
Warm El Niño Waters Leave Over 1,000 Sick, Starving Sea Lion Pups StrandedCalifornia's sea lions are in trouble. More than 1,000 sick and starving pups have washed up on beaches so far this year.
Sea Lion Found Shot On Sausalito Beach In Critical ConditionA California sea lion remains in critical but stable condition at Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center Friday after being found on a beach with a gunshot wound to his head, a spokesman for the center said.