No Dead North Atlantic Right Whales Were Found in the Gulf of St. Lawrence This Year
Rules put in place by Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to protect marine wildlife seem to have paid off, as no North Atlantic right whales were found dead in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this year.
There were 12 whales found dead in the area in 2017.
But those regulations also resulted in financial hits for the fishing and cruise ship industries.
Last March, the DFO announced the closure of certain fishing areas due to the presence of the whales...
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