New endangered species plan unveiled

Comeau, Pauline
July 1998
Canadian Geographic;Jul/Aug98, Vol. 118 Issue 5, p28
Reports that the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, has declared the Atlantic cod as an endangered species and that it be added to the species at risk list of endangered animals. When the announcement was made; Reference to recommendations made by doctor Kim Bell; Definition of endangered species. INSETS: Species added to risk list;Cod chronicle.


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