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29 05, 2015

New ECHO Program Tackles Threats to Cetaceans in Southern British Columbia

By |2015-05-29T20:25:26+00:00May 29th, 2015|Categories: News, Research & Development, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Whale, dolphin, and porpoise populations in the Salish Sea face a variety of threats including acoustic disturbance, physical disruption, contaminants, and reduced prey availability. In particular, the endangered population of Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKWs) continues to struggle as a result of ocean pollution, underwater noise, and food availability. A ten-year NOAA study found that SRKWs [...]