Coasts & Oceans
August 11, 2019, CBC – The United Nations warns that 1 million species worldwide are at risk of extinction
August 11, 2019, CBC – That was the focus of a two hour CBC radio show called Cross Country Check Up. Carolyn Callaghan, CWF senior conservation biologist, was a special guest on the Aug. 10 show. She agreed with callers from coast to coast who said that we...
August 7, 2019, CWF Blog – A 4th entangled whale, at least 40 years old, appears to be anchored off Magdalen Islands
August 6, 2019, CWF Blog – The federal government has lifted speed restrictions meant to protect North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence after finding that the policy may have been pushing ships closer to the endangered mammals.
August 1, 2019, BBC – Once hunted to near extinction, North Atlantic right whales are now facing new human threats that could end the species. Here are the people risking their lives to save them.
July 29, 2019, Global News – The shipping industry is under increased scrutiny after two cargo ships were fined for sailing too fast through the Gulf of St. Lawrence, where the rising death toll among endangered North Atlantic right whales has been partly blamed on...
July 19, 2019, CBC – As scientists try to disentangle three North Atlantic right whales, DFO and the Coast Guard are out looking for lost fishing gear. Six whale deaths have been reported since early June. Sean Brillant is a senior conservation biologist...
July 10, 2019, CWF Blog – When it comes to ships, does size play a part in the damage they can do to whales?
July 8, 2019, CTV News – The federal government has announced new measures to protect North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence that have been dying from ship strikes and getting caught in fishing gear.
June 28, 2019, National Post – Confirmation this week that a sixth North Atlantic right whale has died in Canadian waters is devastating for the endangered species because recent growth in the population has been virtually wiped out, a leading whale expert said Friday.