INTERVIEW: Ainslie Cruickshank

Program: The Almanacs

Length: 14 minutes

Female calf a beacon of hope for endangered southern resident killer whales.

The birth of calf J59 offers promise for the future of the J pod, but experts say more protection for the orca’s habitat and food sources is needed to curb their decline.

Ainslie Cruickshank, journalist with the Narwhal, explains.