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Environment & Animal Life

Second endangered blue whale found dead in Gulf of St. Lawrence: DFO

A second endangered blue whale was found in the Gulf of St. Lawrence last month, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans confirmed Tuesday. A cargo ship initially reported seeing the blue whale carcass on Sept. 7 and the sighting was »

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

Cruel winter: whale and porpoise deaths in pack-ice

Two communities on the western coast of the Atlantic province of Newfoundland have a huge, and sad, problem to deal with. Red dot indicates town of Trout River on the edge of Gros Morne National Park. © google The bodies of »