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  • 2019 / 02 / 08

    Right Whales: Similar Measures for 2019

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / Actions / En péril-en

    The North Atlantic right whale protection measures for 2019 have been announced, and will include measures better suited to the fishing industry, as well as constant monitoring efforts similar to last...

  • 2018 / 12 / 11

    Right Whales: the Situation in 2018

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / En péril-en / Issues

    2017 was a grim year for the North Atlantic right whales. The deaths of 18 right whales created a shock wave in Canada and the United States. What will 2018 be for the right whales? Measures to reduc...

  • © CP/HO-Moe Brown 2018 / 06 / 01

    27 Right Whale Sightings Later, a Normal Fishing Season

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / En péril-en / Issues

    Five aircraft conducting aerial surveillance have spotted up to 27 right whales this season, which has resulted in several fishing ground closures to prevent entanglements in fishing gear. Despite the...

  • 2018 / 04 / 24

    Right Whales: Measures to Prevent Entanglements and Collisions

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / En péril-en / Issues

    Although changes made to the fishing season are of concern to many workers, be they fishermen or processing plant employees, the measures are essential for protecting this endangered species from the ...

  • 2018 / 04 / 24

    Right Whales: An Entangled Whale Named Kleenex

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / En péril-en / Issues

    Researchers call her Kleenex. Known since 1977, this right whale has been swimming with a rope wrapped around her head for 3 years now. On April 12, when she was seen by a team from the Center for Coa...

  • 2018 / 01 / 24

    New Fishery Management Measures in Effort to Curb Right Whale Mortality

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / En péril-en / Issues

    Four new management measures for the snow crab fishery have been announced by Fisheries and Oceans Canada Minister Dominic LeBlanc with the aim of lowering the risk of entanglements for North Atlantic...

  • 2018 / 01 / 15

    Right Whale Mortalities 2017: Overview

    Par Josiane Cabana / En péril-en / Issues

    The carcass of the third of the six dead right whales found in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in June has recently washed ashore in the Magdalen Islands...

  • © Jean Lemire (archive) 2017 / 11 / 22

    Right Whales Still Present in Gulf

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / En péril-en / Issues

    At least 15 right whale sightings were made in the Gulf of St. Lawrence during the week of November 17, according to air census data. For the time being, the reduced speed limit of 10 knots is therefo...

  • 2015 / 05 / 06

    Blue Whale

    Par Michel Martin / En péril-en

    After this species was classified as “endangered”, an expert team worked to develop a recovery strategy for the blue whale of the Northwest Atlantic. This program was published in November...

  • 2015 / 05 / 06

    St. Lawrence beluga

    Par Michel Martin / En péril-en

    In 2014, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) uplisted the St. Lawrence beluga to “endangered”. These experts, who review the status of Canadian wildlife ...