Whales and seals Biodiversity

SHAPE of Nature - State of Whales

WCS Canada


This evaluation reports on the conservation status of whale species in Canada.

Abstract

Over half of Canada’s whales are at risk.

Recommended citation

WCS Canada (2024). SHAPE of Nature - State of Whales. WCS Canada. https://shapeofnature.ca/s7-state-of-whales/

Meagan Simpson

Meagan Simpson

Conservation Research Assistant

Daniel Kraus

Daniel Kraus

Director of National Conservation

What the State of Whales tells us about conservation in Canada

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Daniel Kraus, William Halliday, Stephen Insley

SHAPE of Nature

SHAPE of Nature

An accessible and comprehensive clearinghouse that shares the status and trends of biodiversity conservation across Canada.

Why we all need a new plan for nature

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