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Washed up whale 'most contaminated' on record

Lulu the killer whale had 20 times the expected level of banned chemicals known as PCBs in her system.

Rare deaths of endangered fin whales in Alaska puzzle scientists http://trib.in/1GymvB3

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The first of several dead fin whales discovered in the Gulf of Alaska floats outside Marmot Bay on May

Can the Whales Save Us?

Author Joshua Horwitz describes a trip to Laguna San Ignacio, one of the last pristine nursery grounds of the gray whale, which NRDC protected from developme.

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Canadian Groups Concerned as US Approves GM Salmon - Canada to produce GM fish eggs / Press Releases / Press / Take Action - Canadian Biotechnology Action Network

High levels of toxins mercury and cadmium have been found in all organs of the whales recently beached on Scotland's North Sea coast, including the brain. The research shows that rising mercury levels in the oceans leads to toxic stress in the long-lived marine mammals.

High levels of toxins mercury and cadmium have been found in all organs of the whales recently beached on Scotland's North Sea coast, including the brain. The research shows that rising mercury levels in the oceans leads to toxic stress in the.

California’s drought has hit fish populations hard. Now that heavy rains have returned to the state, it would seem to be a boon for fish, such as salmon, but actually the heavy rainfall has had both positive and negative impacts.

Big Rains Bring Both Good and Bad News for Salmon

California’s drought has hit fish populations hard. Now that heavy rains have returned to the state, it would seem to be a boon for fish, such as salmon, but actually the heavy rainfall has had both positive and negative impacts.

Whales Are Dying Off North America’s West Coast — And it Could Signal Trouble Deep in the Ocean

Whales Are Dying Off North America’s West Coast — And it Could Signal Trouble Deep in the Ocean

Four humpback whales have been found dead off the BC coast this week. And 23 other whales have been found dead off the coast of Alaska recently. A toxic algae bloom could be the culprit.

Are We Witnessing The End Of Coral?

Researchers Find Historic Ocean Acidification Levels: ‘The Next Mass Extinction May Have Already Begun’

Confirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater | DeSmogBlog

After California state regulators shut down 11 fracking wastewater injection wells last July over concerns that the wastewater might have contaminated aquifers used for drinking water and farm irrigation, the EPA ordered a report within 60 days.

Little Butt Lethal: How Cigarettes Are A Huge Problem For Oceans This problem is more than just an eyesore, though. In fact, it’s a very costly eyesore! Of the 11 billion dollars the United States spends annually on litter cleanup, 32 percent goes to removing cigarettes from the environment. That’s a lot of money for a little piece of litter.

Little Butt Lethal: How Cigarettes Are A Huge Problem for Oceans

Little Butt Lethal: How Cigarettes Are A Huge Problem For Oceans This problem is more than just an eyesore, though. In fact, it’s a very costly eyesore! Of the 11 billion dollars the United States spends annually on litter cleanup, 32 percent goes to removing cigarettes from the environment. That’s a lot of money for a little piece of litter.

Water worries rising for businesses in B.C. | Agriculture | Business in Vancouver

Idled dams, reduced harvest and curtailed salmon fishing some of the fallout if hot, dry weather continues

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Navy Allowed to Kill or Injure Nearly 12 Million Whales, Dolphins, Other Marine Mammals in Pacific

L’implantation d’une zone de protection marine aurait permis de protéger l’habitat du béluga, une espèce menacée de disparition.

L’implantation d’une zone de protection marine aurait permis de protéger l’habitat du béluga, une espèce menacée de disparition.

Marine mammal populations are at risk of extinction because of PCB contamination. The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers compiled

Marine mammal populations are at risk of extinction because of PCB contamination. The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers compiled

Gas plant in bird kill raided by Environment Canada An estimated 7,500 songbirds killed after flying into gas flare

N.B. gas plant in bird kill raided by Environment Canada

A large number of red-eyed vireos were among the estimated migrating songbirds killed by the flare at Canaport LNG. (Courtesy of the Migration Research Foundation)

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