01 Jun '18, 12pm

via @OurOcean

A few years ago, I tagged along with a research team counting beluga whales in Canada’s western Hudson Bay. On one memorable July day, our boat was surrounded by 350 belugas, we spotted 11 polar bears and a bird expert recorded the sighting of 5,000 black scoters (an Arctic sea duck) in the water and an additional 4,000 flying overhead. I was reminded of this staggering biological productivity by a recent report published by our Canadian partner, Oceans North, urging Canada’s federal government to make good on a promise to protect this beluga habitat by establishing a national marine conservation area in western Hudson Bay by 2020. Once established, a national marine park would ban oil and gas drilling, deep-sea mining and ocean dumping and would require ecosystem-based management of fishing. © Oceans North It would also create much-needed economic spinoffs for the town of...

Full article: https://oceanconservancy.org/blog/2018/06/01/canada-needs...

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