Death By Killer Algae
You could say this story was over two years in the making. I heard about this stranding while researching my thesis in late 2015, and this spring the final paper was published with its grim, incredible conclusion.
When 343 sei whales died from a harmful algal bloom in Chilean Patagonia, they opened a window into the effect changing climate is having on marine mammals, our oceans, and us.
Read more over at Hakai!