Friday, 15 March 2019 14:48

Canada committing more than $2.9M to protect endangered whales

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Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced more than $2.9 million in funding for the Southern Resident Killer Whales. The funding will go towards supporting researchers at the University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University and the Universite du Quebec a Montreal with the goal of leveraging financial and our scientific resources to help protects injured whales and inspiring the next generation of scientists. In addition to the southern resident killer whale, the funding will be used to further research on North Atlantic right whale and St. Lawrence estuary beluga.

 

 

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