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Environment & Animal Life

Scientist deliver antibiotic dart to ailing young orca

A three-year-old endangered orca received a shot of antibiotic treatment in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia as an international team of scientists attempted to save the life of the ailing animal. There are only 75 Southern »

Environment & Animal Life

Scientists hope to find and treat ‘lethargic’ killer whale off Vancouver Island

Scientists from Canada and the United States are racing against time to try nurse back to health a starving and endangered killer whale off the coast of British Columbia. There are only 75 Southern Resident Killer Whales left off the »

Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology

Ottawa invests $3M in endangered whale research

The federal government is investing $3 million to study populations of endangered whales off Canada’s Atlantic and Pacific coasts, officials announced Wednesday. The joint initiative between the federal department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Natural Sciences and Engineering »