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Absent orcas: Most of the whales simply are not around to be counted at this time
“So far, no new babies to report.” That’s the latest word from Ken Balcomb regarding the southern resident orcas, the three pods of endangered whales that once frequented Puget Sound but lately seem hard to find.
Supreme Court will not hear First Nations' challenge against Trans Mountain pipeline
The Supreme Court of Canada will not allow an appeal from a group of First Nations in B.C. looking to challenge the federal government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
Roberts Bank Terminal 2 would make Fraser River estuary a ‘giant parking lot,’ observers warn
A review panel has concluded the proposed Vancouver port expansion threatens salmon, southern resident killer whales and Indigenous ways of life.
First Nations call for end to B.C. open-net salmon farms
B.C.’s First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is calling for an immediate end to marine-based salmon farming in the province, following reports by B.C. fish farm owners that show 37 per cent of facilities, or 19 farms across the province, exceed government sea lice limits.
Where are the orcas? Not in the Salish Sea, where there's no food this summer
For the second year in a row, the region's endangered orcas have been missing from their key habitat around the San Juan Islands for months at a time.
Canadian Coast Guard and First Nation sign MOU to build new base on Vancouver Island
The Canadian Coast Guard and Pacheedaht First Nation have taken the first step toward building a new marine facility in Port Renfrew.
EPA Plans To End Controversial COVID-19 Enforcement Policy
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday said it would be ending its controversial policy that suspended monitoring and reporting requirements for certain entities during COVID-19.
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