Tag: Atlantic Ocean

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Spotting a North Atlantic right whale in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada.

North Atlantic right whales are facing imminent extinction

North Atlantic right whales are critically endangered, with only about 400 left in the world. Historically, hunting led to near extinction of this majestic species. Now, their biggest threats include getting entangled in fishing... Read More
North Atlantic right whales are critically endangered, with only about 400 left in the world. Historically, hunting led to...
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5 wild stories from 2018

This year brought deadly environmental disasters and strained politics – but it also gave us a few charming animals that captured our collective attention at times when we seemed to need it most. Here’s... Read More
This year brought deadly environmental disasters and strained politics – but it also gave us a few charming animals...
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Lessons from Atlantic Canada's oldest marine protected area

This year, Atlantic Canada’s first marine protected area created under the Oceans Act became a teenager. But since marine protection in Canada is still so new, the 13-year-old Gully is considered one of the venerable... Read More
This year, Atlantic Canada’s first marine protected area created under the Oceans Act became a teenager. But since marine...
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See Canada’s oceans as they’ve never been seen before

WWF-Canada launches a powerful new data-visualization tool to demonstrate what’s really going on in our oceans. It’s free online and can be easily customized. Read More
WWF-Canada launches a powerful new data-visualization tool to demonstrate what’s really going on in our oceans. It’s free online...
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Near impossible…but not in Newfoundland!

Newfoundland’s only commercial cod fishery is back on the map following an announcement that it has entered full assessment against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard, the world’s best for sustainable and well-managed fisheries. Read More
Newfoundland’s only commercial cod fishery is back on the map following an announcement that it has entered full assessment...
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Great White Lydia hanging out in Newfoundland

Lydia is the name of a great white shark that has been roaming Newfoundland’s south coast (only 20-30 km off Placentia Bay) for the past several days. Read More
Lydia is the name of a great white shark that has been roaming Newfoundland’s south coast (only 20-30 km...
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