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BC’s killer whales get their day in court

The Georgia Straight  – Commentary
By Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali

As British Columbia’s southern resident killer whales return to local waters, many scientists and citizens are growing increasingly concerned for their future. Even with new arrivals in local pods, the population still needs to show clear signs of recovery.

One action we hope will help is a legal challenge launched against the Canadian federal government. You might ask, how will a lawsuit help whales? As with science and law, it can get murky, but the case hinges on a key point critical habitat.

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