Technical innovations, regulations and laws, citizen actions, mobilizations… great efforts are being dedicated to the protection of whales and their habitats. Here is a selection of articles covering these actions.
2017 / 01 / 13
A Recovery Plan for Alaskan Belugas
In these early days of 2017, the US government released its Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Recovery Plan, a population listed as endangered. Factors that have prevented this population from recovering over t...
2016 / 12 / 20
New Marine Protected Area in the Canadian Arctic
On November 16, Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced the creation of the largest Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Canadian Arctic: Anguniaqvia niqiqyuam. ...
2016 / 12 / 07
Become an Earth Ranger and help protect belugas!
The Earth Rangers organization helps protect St. Lawrence belugas and invites all children and their families to participate in the protection of this iconic animal!...
2016 / 11 / 17
National Oceans Protection Plan: Necessary, but…
Last week, the Government of Canada announced its $1.5 billion, 5-year National Oceans Protection Plan...
2016 / 09 / 29
Beluga Skeleton at Collège Lionel-Groulx
There is a new permanent resident in the Nature Wing of the Collège Lionel-Groulx: a beluga skeleton...
2016 / 09 / 06
Safer Fishing Rope for Whales
The US government recently granted $180,000 to the New England Aquarium to design safer fishing gear for whales...
2016 / 08 / 25
The Quebec boaters society reminds recreational boaters of the rules to follow when observing St. Lawrence belugas...
2016 / 07 / 28
Belugas Entrusted to Quebec Premier and Canadian Prime Minister
Mr. Michaud, GREMM scientific director, requests that the two governments work together and without delay to establish these acoustic shelters that Delphi, Leucas and their families so urgently need....
2016 / 07 / 26
Leave it or Learn
How should experts respond when a young beluga is found stranded alive?...
2016 / 06 / 20
Remarkable Mobilization for the Adoption of the Beluga Animo
On June 12, 2016, following the broadcast of Animo on ICI Radio-Canada Télé, viewers rallied in large numbers to collectively adopt the eponymously-named St. Lawrence beluga...