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Tag: killer whales

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A Lament for the Orca

The recent death of Rhapsody, a pregnant female southern resident orca, highlights the precarious situation of the southern resident killer whale (SRKW) population that inhabit the waters of Southern BC and Washington State, an... Read More
The recent death of Rhapsody, a pregnant female southern resident orca, highlights the precarious situation of the southern resident...
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Apex predators in the Arctic Ocean: can there only be one?

For thousands of years, polar bears have reigned as the top predator in the Arctic marine regions. But as the Arctic summer periods of sea- ice-free conditions are getting steadily longer, a... Read More
For thousands of years, polar bears have reigned as the top predator in the Arctic marine regions. ...
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Introducing…Polar Bear Week!

Join us for Polar Bear Week: February 24-28 That’s right, an entire week dedicated to one of our favourite, most iconic species: the polar bear. Read More
Join us for Polar Bear Week: February 24-28 That’s right, an entire week dedicated to one of our favourite,...
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Whales of the Great Bear Sea

The proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline would bring as many as 220 supersized oil tankers into the waters that is home to these whales. Read More
The proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline would bring as many as 220 supersized oil tankers into the waters that is...
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Arctic killer whale movements update

For the past eight weeks, WWF-Canada has been tracking a killer whale pod as they head south from the Canadian Arctic. Read More
For the past eight weeks, WWF-Canada has been tracking a killer whale pod as they head south from the...
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Killer Whale Tracker: They’re really on the move now!!

As fall descends on the Arctic, WWF-Canada continues to track a killer whale pod as they head south for the winter. They've picked up speed and are showing no signs of slowing down! Read More
As fall descends on the Arctic, WWF-Canada continues to track a killer whale pod as they head south for...
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Killer whales or ‘snow birds’?

As fall descends on the Arctic, WWF-Canada continues to track a killer whale pod as they head south for the winter. Read More
As fall descends on the Arctic, WWF-Canada continues to track a killer whale pod as they head south for...
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