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Feds sued over lack of protection for killer whales

A killer whale spy hopping

The trial to protect BC’s resident killer whales and their critical habitat began Tuesday June 15, 2010 in the federal courthouse in Vancouver, BC.  Ecojustice is representing Raincoast and eight other conservation groups.  The following links will give you more information about the story and the case. The halls of Justice: Day 1 (Blog) BCs […]

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The Halls of Justice: Day 1

The ancient Goddess of Justice, Themis, stands with her scales; an avenger in her earliest portrayals, but evolved to wear a blindfold in more recent times to represent the principles of modern law. For me, today’s goddess of justice is standing in the middle of a federal courtroom in downtown Vancouver, conveying the facts and […]

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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.

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