With winter-run Chinook salmon hanging on by a thread, any proposed legislation in Congress must result in water solutions that help salmon and the other declining fish and wildlife species instead of making it even more difficult for these species to survive.
Posts Categorized: Whales
New regulations could help protect sea lions, whales, dolphins and other marine mammals from tragic deaths in fishermen’s nets. Get the details and voice your support for this new rule!
With fewer than 500 whales left, the highly endangered North Atlantic right whale cannot afford to lose a single individual to a deadly collision with a large vessel. So thank goodness NMFS has decided to keep speed limits for ships in right whale territory.
In a recent court decision, a federal judge upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service’s decision to deny a permit to import 18 wild-caught beluga whales into the U.S. for display at the Georgia Aquarium, setting a meaningful precedent for marine mammal protection.
New Mexico Game and Fish is Barring Desperately-Needed Lobo Releases; New Polling Data Shows Overwhelming Support for the Endangered Species Act; Imperiled Beluga Whales Won’t Be Coming to Georgia Aquarium; Endangered Species Dodge a Bullet in the Defense Bill