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One Fish, Two Fish, Blackfish, Blue Fish--Citations on Captivity and the Influence of Blackfish

Hello everyone, today I just want to bring some articles to your attention. These sources have various arguments that  I found interesting. I wanted for there to be two articles in opposition to each other. 1,380 more words

Whales

Humpback whales are no longer threatened - and it has nothing to do with pipelines

When it comes to the environment, few issues are more controversial than the conservation of whales. Overhunting drove many species to the brink of extinction, but a sustained global conservation effort has successfully brought some of these creatures back from the edge. 903 more words

Canada Politics

Ottawa removes humpback whales off threatened species list for same area vital to Northern Gateway Pipeline project

VANCOUVER — Ottawa no longer considers the North Pacific population of humpback whales a threatened species, which lifts many legal protections for the whales’ habitat. 330 more words

News

Feds to lift protections for Pacific humpback

VANCOUVER – In the midst of the heated debate over oil tankers off the coast of British Columbia, the federal environment minister has proposed improving the status of North Pacific humpback whales from threatened to “special concern.” 616 more words

Canada

Ottawa removing North Pacific humpback whales from list of ‘threatened’ species (Canada)

April 22th, 2014 (Peter O’Neil). OTTAWA — The Harper government is downgrading the protection of the North Pacific humpback whale despite objections from a clear majority of groups that were consulted. 813 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

L.A.: Whale Watching

The mama whales  return north with their young from January through April, so now is the time to go and see some whales! Also, if you go you’ll definitely see a ton of dolphins!  66 more words

Los Angeles

In the land of the long, white cloud.....

Kia Ora! (that’s “hello” in Maori)

We were in New Zealand or as the Maori people called it, Aotearoa (the land of the long white cloud).  298 more words

Nature