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Consultation Regarding Recovery Actions for the Southern Resident Killer Whales

Subject: 
Marine law, southern resident killer whales
Author: 
Linda Nowlan
Summary: 

In 2003, southern resident killer whales (SRKWs) were listed as Endangered, the most serious “at risk” status under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). More recently, federal Fisheries and Environment Ministers determined that the SRKWs faced an ‘imminent threat’ to their survival.

In this letter to Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Linda Nowlan and Maryann Watson provide feedback on the measures under consideration for the recovery of the southern resident killer whales for 2019. 

Publication Date: 
May 2, 2019
Publication Pages: 
6
Publisher: 
West Coast Environmental Law
Publication City: 
Vancouver
Publication Format: 
PDF