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We have begun the process to secure legal rights for orcas. To attain that, we need people to care about the plight of the orcas. By creating the flying orcas, we give the orcas a physical presence which people can see. People can’t care about things they don’t know about, so the physical presence of the orcas begins the awareness and gives the orcas a voice.
The Flying Orcas will be visiting the houses of government to bring awareness to their plight. We intend to bring all 78 flying orcas, representing all the Southern Resident Orcas, to Parliament Hill to deliver the message directly to the decision makers in power.
The flying Orcas are available for educational and environmental causes which promote the conservation of our planet.
…or a whale pilot, or a navigator. Fly a whale for us in the next demonstration! We also need whale navigators to guide the whales. Join our Facebook Page to keep up on our actions. We need help from all sorts of people, scientists, environmentalists, people to help build the surrogate whales, media professionals and anyone interested in saving the orcas. You can also attend our meetings and help us get the word out. Join our group and help us give a voice to the whales. The long-term goal of this society is to gain legal rights for the orcas under our Canadian legal system to protect them and their habitat forever. Several precedents have been set around the world granting non-human rights to animals and rivers under The Rights of Nature Legislation ie: http://therightsofnature.org/e
Here’s where to go to find out how to make your own orca
Watch our instructional video and create your own protest icon.
What you can do: Donate….Give your Time….Spread the Word
Should an oil spill occur in the Salish Sea, the consequences will be dire. Despite Prime Minister Trudeau’s insistence that money invested in marine safety will solve any potential problems, we know that is not the case. The dilbit coming through the Pipeline is mixed with a proprietary batch of chemicals to help it flow and these chemicals are secret. We don’t even know what they will spill into our oceans or how to counteract it. The surface will be soured by a slick of unknown chemicals which will be distributed by waves and wind along our coastline, killing shellfish beds, birds, salmon, and destroying orca habitat. A majority of the dilbit is heavier than water so it will sink to the bottom of the ocean and continue to pollute the environment for years to come, decimating any chance of recovery for shellfish and irreparably harming the ocean environment. There is no technology to clean up the ocean floor. Oil boom testing and recovery operations only work in calm waters, and even the smallest waves can cause breaches in the boom. Tankers continue to malfunction, people continue to make mistakes and the risk to our environment is not worth it.
You can get involved and make a difference!
Canadian Orca Rescue Society (dba as Orca Rescue) is a registered non-profit society