When will this kind of human action stop? I think never ….. pessimistic now!
This video is called Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed From Nets.
From Wildlife Extra:
Canada’s downgrading of humpback whales puts them at risk
Increasing numbers of humpback whales (North Pacific population) has led the Canadian Government to change their conservation status from endangered to species of special concern it was announced in the Canadian Gazette.
This move follows the 2011 conclusion by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) that there had been no evidence of a population decline of humpbacks since the 1960s, which is around the time that commercial whaling ended. They also found that the population has been increasing at about four per cent per year since the early 1990s (when records began), and that they have increased by more than 50 per cent over the last three generations.
But this is a controversial move as environmentalists are concerned…
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