Victory for Endangered Atlantic Whales!

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Right Whale, © Brian Skerry

After years fighting this battle in the courts, Defenders and our allies won a vital litigation victory to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales from being entangled in commercial lobster and fishing gear - an event that can often severely injure or even kill a whale. Now, the National Marine Fisheries Service will be forced to address this threat once and for all. 

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