Proposed budget cuts to critical programs could have devastating impacts for Puget Sound and could spell extinction for Southern Resident orcas.
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Facing toxic pollution and an alarming food shortage, Southern Resident orcas are on a steep decline. Removing several dams could be the key to saving them.
A new designation for the beleaguered Sakhalin-Nikolaya-Amur belugas could stem demand for these cetaceans in the aquarium trade.
The health of the Earth’s oceans are indicators of our planet’s overall health – when they’re in trouble, so are we. So, it’s important to keep our oceans healthy not just for marine life, but also for the future health of the entire planet.
Today, May 20th is Endangered Species Day, a celebration of America’s wildlife and of the effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act in recovering the plants and animals most at risk of extinction.