Coasts & Oceans
June 28, 2019 – The survival of North Atlantic right whales is going to require support from all Canadians, and CWF will continue to work with all partners to lead initiatives to support emergency response, conduct research to reduce entanglement risks...
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.
June 20, 2019 – The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is celebrating the passage of several updates to the Fisheries Act which improve the conservation of our oceans, lakes and rivers.
June 10, 2019 – A national network for aquatic habitat protection and restoration is being created to help governments, local communities, Indigenous organizations, industry stakeholders and conservation organizations more effectively protect and...
June 9, 2019, National Post – Targets will be established to 'gradually' reduce plastic pollution over time within the private sector
May 7, 2019, CWF Blog – iNaturalist Canada (also known as iNaturalist.ca) has hit a major milestone – more than 1 million verifiable observations in Canada. These confirmed sightings span from Canada’s East Coast to the western edges of British Columbia, and...
April 13, 2019, CBC – 7 baby right whales have been spotted so far this year after no calves survived last year
April 11, 2019, CWF Blog – This week, CWF’s CEO Rick Bates testified to the Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans for better protection for fish habitat.
March 14, 2019, CWF Blog – Sounds aren’t the only way species communicate with each other
January 31, 2019, CWF Blog – We are approaching the end of the calving season for the endangered North Atlantic Right Whales. But this year there is good news: there are four new calves in the population!