For Marine Life, New Threats from a Fast-Tracked Canadian Pipeline

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A new Canadian government-backed pipeline that will triple the amount of thick Alberta tar sands oil flowing to a British Columbia port poses significant risks for a threatened population of killer whales and other coastal marine life…

Read Full Article, Yale E360 (08-02-2018)

A mourning orca mother carried her dead baby for days through the ocean, CNN (07-27-2018)
A grieving mother orca near Vancouver Island has been carrying her dead calf for four days, after refusing to leave her baby behind when the rest of her pod left. The sad display speaks to something deeper. Killer whales eat salmon, and a number of human practices, such as damming rivers, have taken a toll on native salmon populations…