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Legal Victory for resident Killer Whales

A precedent setting legal victory that forces the Canadian federal government to protect the critical habitat of BC’s resident killer whales (salmon eaters) was won this week.  CFAX host Murray Langdon speaks with Raincoast’s Misty MacDufee about the case and what it means  for the whales. Click here to listen (MP3). Download the judges decision Killer Whale Judgement […]

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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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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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