Twelve right whales have turned up dead in Canadian waters this year, and another four died in American waters.

MONCTON, N.B.—Ottawa will order boats to give right whales a 100-metre buffer zone as it looks at a variety of options to protect the endangered mammals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, says Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc.
LeBlanc met Thursday in Moncton, N.B., with scientists, aboriginal groups and representatives from the fishing and marine transport industries to discuss possible solutions after a deadly summer.
LeBlanc emerged from the meeting, saying there were many good suggestions.
“From fishing gear changes to sharing data and real time information, to looking at ways to have more reliable surveillance that will allow, for example, certain shipping corridors or certain speed limits in different areas to reflect better data. I was quite inspired and encouraged by the suggestions.”
Twelve right whales have turned up dead in Canadian waters this year, and another four died in American waters.
“Scientific research can and must necessarily take some time, and in the case …
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