pod of at least six orcas visible spouting water in a stretch of ocean in Heiltsuk Territory near the Nathan E Stewart oil spill

Killer whales near the Nathan E Stewart oil spill

A pod of killer whales, orca in Seaforth channel Heiltsuk Territory near the Nathan E Stewart oil spill.

As this incident continues to unfold, we are reminded of what is at stake is the food resources of a community and a way of life. The cost to coastal wildlife is only beginning to be understood.

Photo by Raincoast staff Kyle Artelle (@kyleartelle).

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