Protecting Canada's Endangered Whales

Protecting Canada's Endangered Whales

Canada's whales need our help

Together we are working to help protect Canada's endangered whales.

Report dead or distressed marine mammals

To report dead, injured or entangled marine mammals, please visit report a marine mammal in distress.


Fisheries management
Fisheries management

Whales can get tangled in ropes, nets, and fishing gear.

Research
Research

Science informs our actions to protect whales.

Approach distances
Approach distances

Tips and guidelines about watching and approaching whales and marine wildlife.

On alert for whales
On alert for whales

We are actively looking for right whales.

Let's Talk Whales
Let's Talk Whales

Review of the effectiveness of recovery efforts for the North Atlantic Right Whale, Southern Resident Killer Whale, and St. Lawrence Estuary Beluga, and recommendations for priority actions.

Oceans Protection Plan
Oceans Protection Plan

Canada has the world's longest coastline, and our water is one of our most important resource.

Working with our partners
Oceans Protection Plan

We collaborate with other governments, stakeholders, partners, scientists, and others to better protect endangered whales in Canadian waters.


Video: Southern Resident killer whales need our help

Video: Southern Resident killer whales need our help

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North Atlantic Right whale

North Atlantic Right whales

North Atlantic Right whales are critically endangered. The global population is about 450. What are we doing now?

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Video: North Atlantic right whales need our help

Video: North Atlantic right whales need our help


Video: Show you care, keep your distance (St. Lawrence beluga whales)

Video: Show you care, keep your distance (St. Lawrence beluga whales)


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