Ottawa Moves to Protect the Southern Resident Killer Whale Population!

A basket of ‘significant bold measures’ are being touted by the Canadian Federal Fisheries department to help protect the Southern Killer Whale pods.

The whales are at risk due to lack of Chinook salmon prey; noise from boats, ships and ferries and disturbance by same; and pollution contaminants.

Measures being implemented or considered are: buffer zones, fishery closures and whale sanctuaries…all long overdue!

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