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Longline Fishing Still Drowning Over a Quarter Million Seabirds Every Year
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, death, longline fishing, protection, wildlife, endangered, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1196 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A new analysis estimates that longline fisheries are still decimating seabirds, even after years of efforts to mitigate deaths.
End Longline Fishing:Take Endangered Sea Turtles and Bluefin Tuna Off the Hook ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, longline fishing, environment, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1848 days ago - all-creatures.org
Longline fishing vessels troll the furthest reaches of the earth's oceans for tuna, swordfish, halibut, and other sought-after catches for a growing international market. Behind the boats stretch lines of hooks that can reach 30 miles long, baited with
Bird-Friendly Fishing Techniques to Help Reduce Massive Number of Albatross Deaths
Animals  (tags: longline fishing, albatross, critically endangered, caught, killed, fishing practices, conservation, protection )

Simone
- 1884 days ago - ecoworldly.com
100,000 albatrosses are killed every year due to longline fishing activities - and four species of albatross are now critically endangered. Simple changes in fishing techniques can give these birds a chance.
Take Action: Whales Dying for Tuna- Protecting False Killer Whales in Hawai'I
Animals  (tags: false whales, dying for tuna, longline fishing, false killer whales, hawaii, killed, endangered, conservation, protection )

Simone
- 2007 days ago - earthjustice.org
The false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) of Hawai'i are in trouble. And sadly, humans are to blame. One of the larger members of the dolphin family, false killer whales are rarely seen by humans, as they prefer deep tropical waters. The largest
US Longline Fishermen Using New Gear to Protect Albatross
Animals  (tags: longline fishing, birds, killing, new gear, protection, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, wildlife )

Cher
- 2041 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
US West Coast fishermen are voluntarily taking measures to stop the accidental killing of seabirds which can be snared on the hooks of long-line fishing boats. The Fishing Vessel Owners' Association (FVOA), which represents longlining captains in the
Critically Endangered Albatross Thrown a Lifeline By Longline Regulations
Animals  (tags: albatross, longline fishing, animals, birds, survival, conservation, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, environment )

Cher
- 2285 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The world's most endangered albatross, the Amsterdam Island albatross, and other species of threatened seabird have been thrown a lifeline with the requirement that longline vessels fishing for tuna and swordfish in the southern Indian Ocean will have to
Scientists Call for Urgent Action to Prevent Loggerhead Turtle Disaster
Animals  (tags: loggerhead turtles, longline fishing, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2291 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Scientists from Earthwatch, the international environmental charity, fear that the longline fishing season will have a devastating impact on endangered loggerhead turtles in the Mediterranean Sea.
Sea Turtle Restoration Project : Ban the Import of Longline and Drift Gillnet Caught Swordfish
Animals  (tags: swordfish, drift gillnets, longline fishing, by-catch, protection, investigation, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, killed, killing, law, sadness, suffering, humans, wildlife, ethics, environment, endangered )

Thunderr
- 2384 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
In 1972,Congress recognized that fishing posed a grave threat to marine mammal species when they passed the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).The law imposes restrictions on fisheries-related mortalities of marine mammals and protects marine mammal pop.
34,000 Seabirds Killed Annually in Africa's Benguela Current
Animals  (tags: longline fishing, endangered, conservation, wildlife )

Elena
- 2668 days ago - birdlife.org
BirdLife South Africa and WWF South Africa have released a report that for the first time assesses the impact of longline fishing on vulnerable species foraging in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem,
   

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