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Just a fluke? The rush to downlist humpbacks while other whales wait for help.
The “downlisting” of Pacific humpback whales from “Threatened” to “Special Concern” caused a media sensation this week. Like many, we wonder why humpbacks were singled out for quick action while other whales at risk await better protection.

Avoiding the “Sixth Extinction”- Endangered Species in Canada are in a Race against the Clock
Last week a judge ordered the federal government to clear up the “enormous systemic problem” of failing to produce timely recovery plans for species classified at risk in Canada.

Canada’s Wildlife Check-in: Is our government on the right path?
Tomorrow, the federal Auditor General ‘s office will release its Fall Report, a study led by the Interim Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development. This regular review aims to make sure that today’s actions and decisions leave a legacy for future generations in the tremendously rich wildlife that is Canada’s heritage.

Sharks in Canada?
What did you say? Great white sharks in Atlantic Canada? You bet!