07 Dec '17, 2pm

Already on Brink, Right Whales Are Pushed Closer to the Edge

Now, because their numbers are already so low, seven years of losses are tipping the balance for the North Atlantic right whale away from recovery. “It’s not like me to do this,” says Mayo, “but I’m starting to use the word extinction here. It’s grim.” For an animal protected under the U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act, this precipitous decline is a disappointing, tragic failure, one that could have been averted had regulators taken more robust action to reduce mortality. In a letter last month to the U.S. Department of Commerce, 16 scientists representing the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium noted that the primary causes of growing right whale mortality are collisions with ships and entanglements in fishing gear. The dire condition of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) contrasts sharply with the state of southern right wh...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/features/already-on-brink-right-whal...

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