A prominent US politician has introduced a legislative proposal aiming to protect the numbers of endangered whales.
Senator John Kerry has proposed speed limits for specific vessels that pass across the migratory paths of the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.
While the rule was first proposed in February 2007, Mr Kerry has called for immediate action to be taken to protect the whales’ population.
“The Bush administration needs to stop dragging their feet, follow the best available scientific evidence, and take immediate action to protect endangered right whales,” he said. Continue Reading…