U.S Establishes New Protections for Endangered Humpback Whales in Pacific Ocean

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The U.S. administration has announced it will be officially protecting 116,098 square nautical miles of the Pacific Ocean as critical habitat for three populations of endangered humpback whales. The final rule could begin to help protect migrating whales from ship strikes, entanglement in fishing gear, and oil spills. The action was prompted by a 2018 […]

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