Accidental deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales threaten species’ survival

At least 12 whales have died since April — or about 2 per cent of the population — nearly all of them in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The right whales are among the most imperilled marine mammals on Earth.

The Star

Last updated on 16 August 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Canada
Region: 
North America
Atlantic Ocean
Species: 
Eubalaena glacialis
Species group: 
Marine mammals