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Thursday, July 14, 2011

IWC

In previous years, IWC annual fees would be paid by cash to the Secretariat in exchange for the right to vote. The source of the funds were suspected to be from Japan resulting in new votes in favor of whaling. From now on payment of IWC dues will be paid though bank transfer only.

Link - http://orcalab.org/blog
BBC

Vote on Fish Farms

An application to site a new open net-cage salmon farm in the waters of Clayoquot Sound, in the heart of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, is being assessed by government regulators. Use the form below to send a message loud and clear; Say no way to uncontained salmon farming in B.C. Government must deny this application and put in place a moratorium to halt any new net-cage salmon farms in the province.

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Friday, July 08, 2011

K44 - new SRKW calf

K27's new male calf K44 was spotted off San Juan Island on July 7, newest member to the Southern Resident endangered killer whale community.

Orca Network