Tag: whale

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 […]

7 Facts about Blue Whales

The blue whale, is the largest animal ever known to have lived on the planet. Here’s what you need to know about the majestic marine mammal. Balaenoptera musculus, the blue whale, is the largest animal ever known to have lived on the planet – larger than dinosaurs, and […]