Right now a dozen killer whales off the coast of Inukjuak, Quebec are fighting for their lives. Just days ago the bay froze leaving the orcas only one small hole in the ice to take turns breathing. Unless an icebreaker comes to help the orcas, their future looks grim.
Ocean advocate Richard Branson blogged today asking Canadian officials to step up and help the struggling whales. He wrote, “Fisheries and Oceans Canada are sending a team to evaluate the situation today – we urge them to act decisively and save these beautiful creatures before it is too late. You can sign a petitioncalling for the authorities to act now to save the orcas.”