Canadian Scientific Footage Confirms Use of Narwhal Tusk
For the first time, there is video evidence of Narwhals using their tusks to hit and stun fish prior to eating them.
In collaboration with the community of Pond Inlet and benefiting from Inuit Traditional Knowledge, this first-of-its kind footage was captured by Canadian scientists from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the University of Windsor, World Wildlife Fund Canada, the Vancouver Aquarium, and by Arctic Bear Productions.
There is a wealth of Inuit Traditional Knowledge and ...
Is Science Finally Back on DFO’s Menu?
“Do you want to make a contribution to the stewardship of Canada’s three oceans and its aquatic resources?”
While it might not be the most passionate and enthralling call to arms ever uttered around the globe, the majority of stakeholders in Canada’s fishing industry are in agreement that it is about time such a question has been posed to our budding scientific minds.
The aforementioned question is the opening line in the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ (DFO) new recruitment ...