New project may help solve sick sea lion mystery - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

New project may help solve sick sea lion mystery

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - It's been a heartbreaking year for California sea lions.

Last year, SeaWorld rescued a total of 131 sea lions from our beaches. So far this year, they've rescued 339, and it's only May.

In this News 8 Environmental Alert, Jeff Zevely reports from the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute with a plan to figure out why so many of the animals are suffering and dying.

 

  • Earth 8More>>

  • Congratulations to our 2014 Eco Ambassador!

    Congratulations to our 2014 Eco Ambassador!

    CBS 8 announced Art FORM San Diego as the 2014 Eco Ambassador web poll winner and the recipient of a $25,000 grant from SDG&E and The San Diego River Park Foundation. 
    CBS 8 announced Art FORM San Diego as the 2014 Eco Ambassador web poll winner and the recipient of a $25,000 grant from SDG&E and The San Diego River Park Foundation. 
  • Pesticides can kill more than you intended

    Pesticides can kill more than you intended

    Thursday, July 17 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-07-17 17:13:34 GMT
    Left to fend for themselves, four baby raccoons are now being cared for by Project Wildlife. Their mother died from poison likely meant for rodents. It's a death experts say is preventable. 
    Left to fend for themselves, four baby raccoons are now being cared for by Project Wildlife. Their mother died from poison likely meant for rodents. It's a death experts say is preventable. 
  • Regulators impose $500 per day fine for water waste

    Regulators impose $500 per day fine for water waste

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:34:07 GMT
    New water restrictions are in the works, imposed by state regulators who say most Californians are failing to conserve in this ongoing drought. 
    New water restrictions are in the works, imposed by state regulators who say most Californians are failing to conserve in this ongoing drought. 
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.