Whale Watch: RIP Oila the Beluga

Dead at 21 by something infectious – since her mother is now ill at the Vancouver Aquarium.
It is time to stop pretending that there is science being done or science to be gained by keeping animals for entertainment.
It is also time to stop pretending that the use of sonar and other under ocean industrial activity and the various spills are not seriously impacting the oceans.
Ditto Japan’s reactor.
with the advent of 3-d printing, mass manufacturer is obsolete – and shipping cheap goods is too high a price for labour oppression and environment damage.
there is nothing as unfair as Trade.
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She was the first beluga to be born in a Canadian aquarium to mother Aurora.

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Aquatic Species at Risk – Beluga Whale (St. Lawrence Estuary …

http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca › … › Species at Risk › Search Aquatic Species at Risk
May 13, 2016 – Beluga Whale (St. Lawrence Estuary population). Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas). SARA Status: Listed as threatened under Schedule 1 …
Beluga whales, charming marine mammals with skin as white as snow, are the only resident cetaceans inhabiting the St. Lawrence River year-round. Today …

Beluga whale population in St. Lawrence on ‘catastrophic’ path – CBC

http://www.cbc.ca/…/beluga-whale-population-in-stlawrence-on-catastrophic-path-1.27813…

Sep 29, 2014 – A researcher monitoring belugas in the St. Lawrence estuary is warning of a looming “catastrophe” after another difficult calving season for the …

Tar Sands, Tankers & Pipelines | West Coast Environmental Law

wcel.org/our-work/tar-sands-tankers-pipelines
British Columbia is a major focal point for companies that want to use the province to ship tar sands oil to international markets. The two main proposals are the …
Fortunately, oil and gas plans for the West Coast and northern waters are not as … Right now, oil tankers in B.C. are required to travel at least 65 kilometres from …
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Re-vamped Simon & Garfunkel “Sound of Silence” commercial singles out Stephen Harper for upcoming decision on oil tanker traffic in BC’s coastal waters.

A US court just ruled that Navy sonar harms whales and dolphins …

Jul 19, 2016 – The Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals in California has ruled that the low-frequency active sonar (LFA) systems used by the US Navy for …

U.S. Navy to limit sonar testing to protect whales | Science | AAAS

Sep 16, 2015 – The U.S. Navy agreed this week to limit its use of sonar and other activities that unintentionally harm cetaceans and other marine mammals.
Jul 19, 2016 – On July 15, a federal court ruled that the Navy can’t use a particularly powerful sonar tool in waters inhabited by marine mammals.

Manmade noises can drown out the sounds that whales and other marine … marine mammals from the U.S. Navy’s high-intensity sonar-training exercises, the …

US Navy’s New Sonar Rules May Be Worse for Dolphins and Whales …

https://www.hakaimagazine.com/…/us-navys-new-sonar-rules-may-be-worse-dolphins…

Mar 24, 2016 – Lawsuits prompted the navy to restrict their use of sonar, but now some biologists say the changes may be making things worse.

The Georgia Straight – Wikipedia

The Georgia Straight is a free Canadian weekly news and entertainment newspaper published in Vancouver, British Columbia, by the Vancouver Free Press …

First issue‎: ‎1967
Based in‎: ‎Vancouver, British Columbia
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For the newspaper, see The Georgia Straight. The Strait of Georgia at centre, the Strait of Juan de Fuca below, Puget Sound at the lower right, Johnstone Strait at the extreme upper left. Sediment from the Fraser River clearly visible. The Strait of Georgia or the Georgia Strait is a strait between Vancouver Island, and the …

Vancouver
Moby Doll – when killer whales became the biggest dolphins
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Vancouver Aquarium….
Skana and Hyak
Finna and Bjossa  – Iceland killer whales
Bjossa’s Babies first with Hyak and then Finna

Southern resident killer whales – Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_resident_killer_whales

Adopt An Orca – The Whale Museum

whalemuseum.org/collections/meet-the-whales

Different species of orca (killer whale) – WDC

uk.whales.org/wdc-in-action/meet-different-types-of-orca
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