Plan to move beluga whales from Canada to U.S. aquarium sparks controversy

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will decide soon on whether to approve a controversial plan to import five Canadian beluga whales for research at a Connecticut aquarium.

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Last updated on 28 April 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Canada
United States of America
Region: 
North America
Species: 
Delphinapterus leucas
Species group: 
Marine mammals