Right Whale Sighting Made DFO Close Another Fishing Area in Northern N.B.

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has closed a fishing area in the Gulf of St. Lawrence after right whales were spotted. Fishers will have to remove their fishing gear in that... Read more »

Pilot Whale Dies In Thailand After Eating Over 80 Plastic Bags

In Southern Thailand, close to the border with Malaysia, a small male pilot whale was discovered in a canal. It was barely alive, according to Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources... Read more »
Six right whales were found dead in June near the Îles-de-la-Madeleine. PHOTO PROVIDED BY FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

Gulf of St. Lawrence: two whales allegedly subjected to blunt trauma

Two North Atlantic right whales found dead in the Gulf of St. Lawrence seem to have suffered a blunt trauma, but it is still too early to rule out other causes that... Read more »