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Ottawa Ups Protections For Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales

The new regulations focus on contaminants, noise, physical disturbances and access to prey. Expanded protections for endangered southern resident killer whales off British Columbia’s coast focus on contaminants, noise, physical disturbances and accessibility of chinook salmon, the orca’s primary prey.  The actions announced by several government departments Thursday include […]

Canada declares climate emergency

Many Canadians were pleased with the House of Commons’ declaration of a climate emergency on Monday, a motion put forward by Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna that follows in the footsteps of several Canadian cities. As the CBC reported, this declaration requires that “Canada commit to meeting […]