Coasts & Oceans
September 18, 2019, CBC – 9 U.S. environmental groups seeking ban
September 3, 2019, The Star – For years, fishermen off the U.S. east coast have faced tight restrictions on fishing gear and vessel speed restrictions to ensure their activities do not harm marine mammals, including the endangered North Atlantic right whale.
August 22, 2019, The Coast – Despite the attention paid to every death, we can’t figure out how to save right whales from our deadly waters.
August 19, 2019, CTV News – David Browne, the Conservation Director at CWF says the changes to the endangered species act rolls back some protections species once had.
August 12, 2019, Ottawa Citizen – At the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Christy Hudak, a researcher in the Right Whale Ecology Program, leaned over a microscope looking at a water sample, counting and categorizing different kinds of plankton.
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 11, 2019, CBC – The United Nations warns that 1 million species worldwide are at risk of extinction
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.