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New actions announced in Canada to protect Southern Resident orcas

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New actions announced in Canada to protect Southern Resident orcas

By Colleen Weiler / 20th November 2018

In response to a court-ordered review of the environmental impacts of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and to a petition submitted by environmental groups in…

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Federal appeals court rejects petition to reopen case for captive-held orca Tokitae

By Colleen Weiler / 16th October 2018

In disappointing news, a Federal appeals court has rejected a petition from conservation groups to reopen a lawsuit over the Miami Seaquarium’s treatment of Tokitae…

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Norwegian orca Morgan gives birth at Loro Parque

By Colleen Weiler / 27th September 2018

Tenerife, Spain – Wild-caught Norwegian orca Morgan, now held at Loro Parque in the Canary Islands, Spain, gave birth on September 22nd to her first…

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Good news and bad news in endangered Southern Resident orca population

By Colleen Weiler / 27th September 2018

After a heartbreaking summer for the critically endangered Southern Resident orca population, new information from the ongoing aerial photogrammetry program, a joint effort between the…

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California passes legislation to end use of harmful driftnets in fishery

By Colleen Weiler / 20th September 2018

A bill to phase out the use of drift gillnets (driftnets) off the California coast passed the California state legislature and was signed into law…

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Canadian groups announce lawsuit of government over failure to protect Southern Resident orcas

By Colleen Weiler / 20th September 2018

A coalition of conservation groups in Canada has filed suit against the Trudeau administration to protect the Southern Resident orcas.  The lawsuit follows a petition…

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