Brandy Yanchyk’s feature “New threat to Canada’s Pacific humpback whales?” airs on BBC World TV

Brandy Yanchyk’s feature “New threat to Canada’s Pacific humpback whales?” airs on BBC World TV. Brandy filmed on board the 92-foot schooner called the Maple Leaf in British Columbia’s waters. Click here to see the story.

New threat to Canada’s Pacific humpback whales?
“Once hunted to near extinction, the humpback whales of Canada’s Pacific are back in larger numbers and the Canadian government has downgraded their status from “threatened” to one “of special concern”. However, there are concerns that the whales face new risks from increased oil and natural gas exploration.”