FAES Professors awarded $2.95 million for climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies

Published: 6 June 2024

Originally published in the McGill Reporter by Charlotte Bawol, Digital Communications & Event Administrator (Research and Innovation)

You are what you eat—and for orcas, that’s bad news

Published: 11 October 2023

Researchers have known for decades that orcas across the North Pacific have harmful pollutants in their system.

Tastes differ – even among North Atlantic killer whales

Published: 14 April 2023

Killer whales (also known as orcas) are intelligent predators. While it’s known that killer whales in the Pacific Northwest exploit widely different food types, even within the same region, we know...

PCB contamination in Icelandic orcas: a matter of diet

Published: 6 May 2021

Image caption: These killer whales may appear healthy, but a new study has found extremely high levels of PCB contamination in some of the whales. There was a 300-fold difference between the levels...

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