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PETITION - End The Deadly Catch Of Marine Mammals
Animals  (tags: marine mammals, drift gillnets, fishing gear, deadly nets, bycatch, needless suffering, killings, ethics, animalwelfare, animalrights, stronger protection )

- 181 days ago -
More than 650,000 whales, dolphins, sea lions and other marine mammals are injured or killed every year after getting entangled in gear used by global fishing fleets. This needless killing must be stopped. Tell the National Marine Fisheries Service to...
The Unseen Slaughter Under The Sea - This Is A Global Problem - Petition
Animals  (tags: ghost nets, ocean, seas, fishing gear, trapping animals, marine animals, whales, sharks, dolphins, seals, turtles )

- 379 days ago -
Abandoned and derelict fishing gear trap countless numbers of marine animals for years, decades, and perhaps even centuries. Whales dolphins seals turtles and sharks can become entangled in derelict fishing gear called ghost nets.
Fishing Gear Enhanced To Save Sea Life
Animals  (tags: fishing gear, marine biologists, marine life, saving marine mammals, controversy )

- 1714 days ago -
Marine biologists and local fisherman rarely agree on anything, but with the recent alteration to fishing equipment and gear, it seems they are, for once, seeing eye to eye. Fishing has always been on the threshold of debate due to its harmful effects to
Record Number of Entangled Rare Whales This Winter
Animals  (tags: georgia, florida, marine wildlife, whales, right whales, entangled, record numbers, fishing gear, nets, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, suffering )

- 2635 days ago -
An unprecedented number of North Atlantic right whales have been found tangled in fishing rope this winter off Georgia and Florida - and scientists are searching where the marine giants that summer off New England may have picked up the gear.
Abandoned Fishing Gear Has Killed More Than 30,000 Puget Sound Animals
Animals  (tags: pacific north west, puget sound, marine wildlife, fishing gear, abondend, killing, humans, habitat, protection )

- 2751 days ago -
From on deck, it sounded as if Darth Vader were prowling the floor of Puget Sound. Slow, deep breaths escaped from the speaker that broadcast diver Ken Woodside's every sound from nearly 50 feet below the surface. A two-way-radio connection allowed
WWF Promotes Fishing Gear and Methods That Will Save Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: fishing gear, Sea turtles, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildlife, environment, wildanimals )

- 2988 days ago -
WWF, endorsing innovations in technology and fishing methods that reduce the accidental capture of endangered sea turtles by as much as 90 percent, is partnering with government and fishing industry leaders to implement these advances worldwide, saving

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