The whales of the St. Lawrence and elsewhere in the world face all sorts of issues, some of which are concerning for the long-term survival of their populations. Here is a selection of articles covering these issues.
2015 / 07 / 13
New Cacouna Port Project in the Beluga Nursery: Concerns and Astonishment
While the oil port project was abandoned six months ago due to the fact that the beluga population was assessed as endangered and because the project was perceived as a threat to the belugas, the anno...
2015 / 06 / 26
What do Belugas Teach Us about the St. Lawrence and about Ourselves? (1/8)
Beluga Stories: a presentation by Robert Michaud at the CIMM on June 22, 2015, presented here in eight episodes to read and listen to. In this episode: newborn mortalities in 2012; construction of the...
2015 / 03 / 30
Collision between Inflatable Boat and Whale in Mexico: One Canadian Tourist Dead and Two Persons Injured
The accident, which occurred in an area known to be frequented by a large number of tourist boats and by whales, caused a stir in the media. Articles show differences in their interpretation of certai...