Monday, 4 May 2009

From Abalone to Whales: Aquatic Species in Canada Face Risk of Extinction

NEWS RELEASE FROM COSEWIC - May 1-09 -Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.

Iconic land mammals like the polar bear aren't the only species facing an uncertain future from climate change in the Arctic. Bowhead Whales may be recovering in Canada’s Arctic, for now. But they're not "out-of-the-woods" yet.

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...