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Environment & Animal Life

You love whales? Read RCI’s reports on them

You love whales and plan to go whale watching this summer? Read our articles on these fascinating creatures, the dangers they’re facing and the numerous projects and studies that have been launched to protect them. Transport Canada fines ship for »

Environment & Animal Life

Vancouver Aquarium investigates mysterious deaths of 2 belugas

The Vancouver Aquarium has contacted police and marine experts worldwide to investigate the deaths of two beluga whales – a mother and calf – within two weeks, aquarium officials say. Thirty-year-old Aurora died Nov. 25, nine days after the death of »

Environment & Animal Life

Manitoba wants Ottawa to protect Hudson Bay beluga whales

Canada’s western province of Manitoba wants the federal government to preserve vital habitat for the world’s largest population of beluga whales along the western coast of Hudson Bay, according to a report released Friday. Manitoba’s Beluga Habitat Sustainability Plan, calls »

Arts & Entertainment, Environment & Animal Life

Winnipeg artists want to ‘creatively connect’ with beluga whales through music

Two Winnipeg artists have created an underwater sound system that plays music to beluga whales in northern Manitoba. Laura Magnusson and Kaoru Ryan Klatt have already started their summer concerts for the thousands of mammals swimming in the western edge »