Canada’s British Columbia orca research station goes emissions-free with solar panels

A remote orca research station in northern Vancouver Island is virtually emissions-free thanks to a new fleet of solar panels, allowing them to study the whales with as little disturbance as possible.

Researchers at OrcaLab, located on Hanson Island, have long followed the mantra of studying the threatened northern resident killer whales that pass through the northeast coast of Vancouver Island in a hands-off manner.

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