03 July 2017

'Unprecedented' Loss of Right Whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

This is tragic news for this extremely vulnerable and magnificent species. Right whales have abandoned the Bay of Fundy due to lack of food there and are apparently moving north. What is going on in the Gulf of St. Lawrence?

'Unprecedented event': 6 North Atlantic right whales found dead in June

'The loss of even one animal is huge with animals with a population this small,' says marine biologist.

Read the CBC Article...

Researchers from the Marine Animal Response Society examine one of the dead right whales. (Marine Animal Response Society)

 

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