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.
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...
2016 / 05 / 24
A Sanctuary for Cetaceans: a Controversial Project
A group of activists has announced its plans to create the world's first coastal sanctuary for cetaceans currently living in captivity...
2016 / 05 / 17
Critical St. Lawrence Beluga Habitat to be Protected at Last
The Government of Canada has published a notice in the Canada Gazette announcing that critical habitat of the St. Lawrence beluga will be legally protected...
2016 / 03 / 11
Smarter Seafood Extends its List to Over 40 Species
Smarter Seafood recently unveiled the list of 41 marine species harvested using sustainable practices that are recommended for consumption for 2016....
2016 / 02 / 23
24 St. Lawrence belugas have been adopted!
In late 2014, the Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM) and its colleagues from the St. Lawrence Beluga Project relaunched the Adopt a Beluga campaign in an effort to raise funds ...
2016 / 02 / 06
Preserving Quiet Habitats… So That They Stay That Way
A number of conservation projects aim to protect critical habitats for marine mammal populations with one of the objectives being to mitigate anthropogenic noise levels. A team of researchers has rece...
2016 / 02 / 02
As the Crow Flies: Drones as a Promising Research Tool
Drones offer researchers new means of obtaining data on wild animal populations. They help enlarge the field of view of a marine area from a research vessel or from shore, reduce the time required to ...