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Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 13:33
WATCH ABOVE: It’s a mystery baffling scientists on the East Coast. Endangered North Atlantic right whales have not been showing up in their usual habitats in great numbers. Turns out, they have been migrating the wrong way. Now, researches at Dalhousie University are trying a high-tech approach to track the whales down. As Ross Lord reports, it could help save their lives. HALIFAX – Researchers are taking a high-tech approach to track endangered whales off the East Coast, to find out why they’ve been migrating the wrong way. “They can survey... + continue reading
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 13:00
MONCTON, N.B.—The federal fisheries department is trying to figure out what caused the recent deaths of several endangered right whales in the waters off eastern Canada. A fisheries official says at least five North Atlantic right whales were found dead in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this month — four of them in the past week — near Quebec’s Magdalen Islands.   Biologist Cathy Merriman says the deaths are a serious blow to the endangered species, accounting for one per cent of the estimated 500 North Atlantic right whales... + continue reading