Even without an oil spill, even without ship strikes, the underwater noise from increased shipping alone will push the endangered Southern Resident killer whales further toward extinction.
When cumulative effects are considered, these whales have a greater than 50% chance of being functionally extinct (PDF)within 100 years. Southern Residents are irreplaceable and valued across Canada and beyond.
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