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Regina Asmutis-silvia

Executive director - WDC North America

Recents Posts

What would you say to the remaining few North Atlantic right whales?

By Regina Asmutis-silvia / 4th July 2019

North Atlantic right whales are on the brink of extinction. Fewer than 450 are left. They never recovered from the intensive hunting of the past…

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Canada urged to expand fisheries closures to save North Atlantic Right Whale

By Regina Asmutis-silvia / 1st November 2018

Image: Mother and calf right whale, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, NOAA Research Permit #15488 For Immediate Release, November 1, 2018 OTTAWA— Wildlife and…

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CONFIRMED: 3rd right whale death of 2018

By Regina Asmutis-silvia / 16th October 2018

A NOAA ship reported the sighting of yet another carcass of an endangered North Atlantic right whale.  This whale, found approximately 100 miles east of…

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Whales, dolphins and the climate all win if we slow down our ships – please take action

By Regina Asmutis-silvia / 15th October 2018

We urgently need your help – all you need to do is send a tweet, share a video or make a phone call. Delegates from…

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Tragic find- dead critically endangered North Atlantic right whale found off Cape Cod

By Regina Asmutis-silvia / 29th August 2018

August 29, 2018- Over the weekend, a family boating off Martha’s Vineyard located a whale carcass and was understandably excited to witness nature in action…

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Another rogue wave from the Trump Administration targets ocean conservation

By Regina Asmutis-silvia / 25th June 2018

On June 21st, the Northeast Regional Planning Body (RPB), a group of representatives from tribes and federal and state agencies, met in Rhode Island to…

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