First right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence trigger some fisheries closures
Fishing entanglements have killed several of the highly-endangered animals.
Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales
Eight have died in Canadian waters this summer out of a population numbering only about 400 animals.
Ottawa fines two coast guard ships for speeding in right whale protection zone
Since early June, eight right whales have died in Canadian waters, the worst death toll since 2017.