The Risk of Ship Strikes: Maine Congressional Delegation Ask Feds To Shift Focus Of Right Whale Protections

In a letter to top officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) this week, the delegation calls on the agency to provide more information about reducing the risk of ship strikes off the United States and Canada – strikes that they say are as much a threat to the whales’ survival as entanglement with lobster fishing gear. >click to read< 10:13

  Most likely Carnival Cruise Lines is responsible for 18+ Right Whale deaths in the past 3 year, at which rate they would soon be extinct>click to read<

2 Responses to The Risk of Ship Strikes: Maine Congressional Delegation Ask Feds To Shift Focus Of Right Whale Protections

  1. Shannon Coates says:

    So cruise ships are going to the cause of Right (is this really a species???) Whale extinction huh??? I smell a “tariff,” “user fee,”….TAX, TAX, TAX. Just like the global warming fees.

  2. Jim O’Connell says:

    The focus must be on Carnival Corporation at this time. It looks they kill 12 times more whales than cruise ships. 6 per year as opposed to ½ whale per year!

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