ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᕿᑎᐊᓂ ᐃᒪᕕᒃᑕᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᓱᐊᓘᑉ ᐃᓗᐊ, ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᓱᐊᓘᑉ ᐃᓗᐊ, ᓂᒡᓕᓇᖅᑐᒻᒪᕆᐊᓕᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᕆᐅᕐᔪᐊᖓᓂ. ᐃᓂᒐᔭᐅᔪᖅ 57,000−ᖏᓐᓃᐸᓗᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᖃᑯᖅᑕᑦ ᕿᓚᓗᒐᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᓯᖏᓪᓗ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᓂᑦ ᐳᐃᔨᓄᑦ, ᓂᒋᐊᓄᑦ ᑎᑭᐅᒪᓂᖅᓴᐅᕗᖅ ᔫᕋᑉ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖃᕐᕕᖏᓐᓂ ᓯᑳᓐᑎᓇᐃᕕᔭ, ᔫᒪᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕋᓴ.
ᑲᖏᖅᓱᐊᓘᑉ ᐃᓗᐊ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᓂᒋᑉᐸᓯᖕᒦᓂᖅᐹᖑᔪᖅ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᕕᒃᑐᖅᓯᒪᔪᒥ ᐆᒪᔪᐃᑦ ᓇᔪᒐᖃᕐᕕᖏᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᙱᑦᑎᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐊᒃᑐᖅᑕᐅᓴᕋᐃᑉᐳᖅ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓕᐊᓂᕆᔭᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᑐᐃᓂᐅᔪᓄᓪᓗ ᐃᒥᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᑯᑐᕐᓗᓂ ᐆᒻᒪᖅᑯᑎᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᔪᓂ.
Western Hudson Bay and Its Beluga Estuaries Protecting Abundance for a Sustainable Future
Western Hudson Bay is globally signification wildlife habitat, as well as the site of important historic and cultural sites. Western Hudson Bay and Its Beluga Estuaries: Protecting Abundance for a Sustainable Future advocates for a national marine conservation area in this region.
Protecting Manitoba’s Beluga Estuaries
The river estuaries in Western Hudson Bay provide invaluable summer habitat for one-third of the world’s beluga whales. However, climate change and industrial impacts threaten this region’s ecological viability and have the potential to fundamentally impact the economic base and health of coastal communities that rely on its natural resources for sustenance.
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