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Whales are calling, but no one’s answering, including the federal government

By Michael Harris      

The Trudeau government should ban seismic blasting in Canadian waters. The stakes are high if nothing changes—the likely extinction of the North Atlantic right whale—and the serious degradation of all other forms of marine life in an already declining Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Ethan Hawke, is the narrator of The Vanishing Call of the Right Whale. Image courtesy of The Vanishing Call of the Right Whale

HALIFAX—The whales are calling but no one has answered—including the federal government.

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