August 24, 2020 By Greg Mercer The Globe and Mail
A new network of underwater microphones that listen for the whooping call of right whales may be helping save the solitary giants’ lives in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, but they’re also forcing some fishermen to return to shore with half-empty boats.
August 18, 2020 By Sasha Chapman Hakai Magazine
Bluefin tuna are a luxury that feeds the egos of many, the bellies of few. Inside a Canadian fishery that pursues them.
July 9, 2020 By Lisa Friedman The New York Times
The species was declared critically endangered on Thursday, with fewer than 450 left.
May 26, 2020 By James Munson Bloomberg Law
A multiyear, cross-border collaboration to stop the decline of North Atlantic right whales faces challenges this summer because of rules enacted to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Strained resources have forced Canada’s federal government to cut back some monitoring flights over the Gulf of St. Lawrence, while bans on large gatherings and closed international and provincial borders will interrupt valuable research into what’s killing the species and hinder whale rescue missions, say conservationists.
April 26, 2020 By Bob Weber The Canadian Press
The top of the world is turning upside down, says the first overall assessment of Canada’s Arctic Ocean. The work of dozens of federal scientists and Inuit observers, it describes a vast ecosystem in unprecedented flux: from ocean currents to the habits and types of animals that swim in it.