This episode of Quirks & Quarks explores pressing conservation issues facing endangered species.
Dr. Sheila Thornton from Fisheries and Oceans Canada discusses Southern Resident killer whales and UBC’s Dr. Tara Martin discusses the challenge of how we prioritize investments on species recovery when resources are limited. Raincoast works with Tara’s team at UBC to help focus potential habitat restoration efforts in the Fraser River Estuary. The show also features our project partner Murray Ned, Executive Director of the Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance.
- We are taking the federal government to court to protect endangered Southern Resident killer whales
- We’ve won our legal challenge and have stopped Trans Mountain
- Wild Salmon, Pipelines and the Trans Mountain Expansion
- Creating a living atlas for salmon and salmon habitat in the Lower Fraser
- Interview: Southern Resident killer whales, fisheries, whale watching and the need for enforcement
September 2018 | CBC Quirks & QuarksWith more species at risk than resources to save them, conservationists face hard choicesMany species are dying out, and there aren’t enough resources to save them all. How do we start a conversation about what to save, and how much we’re willing to pay for it?