Whales

By Emeka, Kennedy, Ruby and Tommy

Threats

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whale threats

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4vz2k1jAhIE
Whale Hunting- 200 killed a year
Commercial Whaling- 1000 killed a year
Ship Strikes- Their habitat is nearly in ship traffic
Climate Change- Temperature rise can effect their health
Entanglement- Being caught in fishing gear can weaken them and may prohibit from eating

Benefits

-Whales have helped scientists learn a lot about biological studies
-They help stabilize the aquatic ecosystem
-Whale poop stabilizes the offset of carbon
-Whale watching has earned billions

Conservation

- Help tell boaters to change routes
- Volunteer with groups to stencil storm drains
- Educate children
- Clean up rivers