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Ruling demands DFO do more for orcas

By Sean McIntyre – Gulf Islands Driftwood
Published: December 15, 2010

A coalition of environmental groups from coastal BC is celebrating a federal court’s Dec. 7 decision that confirms DFO failed to protect critical habitat for resident killer whales…

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Canada’s killer whales get their day in court

A killer whale spy hopping

Guest Commentary Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali for BUZZFLASH As British Columbia’s southern-resident killer whales are welcomed back to local waters, many scientists and citizens are growing increasing concerned for their future. Even with new arrivals to our local pods, the population still needs to show clear signs of recovery. One action we hope will […]

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Environmentalists in court to extend protection for killer whales‎

By Judith Lavoie, Victoria Times Colonist VICTORIA — Environmental groups will be in court this week arguing the federal government is failing to adequately protect critical habitat for endangered and threatened pods of killer whales. Ecojustice lawyer Margot Venton is asking the Federal Court of Canada for a judicial review, claiming the government is acting […]

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