Save the whales! No, se­ri­ously, save them

Canadian Wildlife - - DISPATCHES -

Con­ser­va­tion­ists are call­ing on the fed­eral govern­ment to in­ter­cede for the or­cas. There are just 76 south­ern res­i­dent killer whales left in Cana­dian wa­ters, and they are trou­bled by lack of sal­mon and the pres­ence of ship­ping noise. “Their time is run­ning out, and we’re look­ing for con­crete ac­tion to re­duce threats, not just prom­ises and not just more re­search,” said Misty Mac­duf­fee of the Rain­coast Con­ser­va­tion Foun­da­tion

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