Learn about the biggest issues facing endangered Southern Resident killer whales from Dr. Deborah Giles, Science Advisor for the Orca Salmon Alliance. We talk about challenging issues such as dam removal, fisheries management, and also learn how Giles manages working “on behalf of the Southern Resident killer whales” as an advocate and scientist. Plus, learn how does Giles copes with the devastating losses suffered by the whales this past summer.

Giles also holds positions with Wild Orca, Conservation Canines, Friday Harbor Labs, and serves on the Orca Task Force’s Prey and Vessels working groups.