North Atlantic right whales may face extinction after no new births recorded

Declining fertility and rising mortality, exacerbated by fishing industry, prompts experts to warn whales could be extinct by 2040

The Guardian

Last updated on 27 February 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Canada
United States of America
Region: 
Atlantic Ocean
North America
Threats: 
Bycatch
Species: 
Eubalaena glacialis
Species group: 
Marine mammals