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Tag: southern resident killer whales

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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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Will 2019 bring the lifeline that Canada’s Endangered killer whales need?

  This past year brought extreme lows for southern resident killer whales. A mere 74 southern residents are left in the Salish Sea where they are fighting for their lives, but we’re optimistic 2019 can be a turning point... Read More
  This past year brought extreme lows for southern resident killer whales. A mere 74 southern residents are left in the Salish Sea...
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Wild successes can come from new federal budget

The Canadian government took a significant step toward protecting habitats and wildlife in the federal 2018 budget announced this week with a $1.3 billion commitment over five years. This historic investment in nature came... Read More
The Canadian government took a significant step toward protecting habitats and wildlife in the federal 2018 budget announced this...
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World’s orca experts demand noise reduction in Salish Sea

The number of Salish Sea orcas off the Southern B.C. coast has been dwindling for 15 years without a recovery plan from the federal government. In March, when the final plan was released, it... Read More
The number of Salish Sea orcas off the Southern B.C. coast has been dwindling for 15 years without a...
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Time is running out for Salish Sea orcas

The orcas of the Salish Sea remain in a precarious position. Southern Resident Killer Whales, as they are known, now number just 78 after 12 months of high mortality. Read More
The orcas of the Salish Sea remain in a precarious position. Southern Resident Killer Whales, as they are known,...
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