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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Grouper and Snapper Fish From Overfishing - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, overfishing )

Cal
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
In U.S. waters, off the coast of Puerto Rico, snapper and grouper fish populations are increasingly becoming more vulnerable to overfishing, a practice that removes marine organisms from the environment at a level that is not sustainable.
Why Is the US Throwing Away $1 Billion Worth of Fish Every Year?
Animals  (tags: overfishing, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans, environment )

Cal
- 17 days ago - enn.com
New report: every year, the U.S. fishing industry throws about 2 billion pounds worth of fish back into the water. A report released last month by Oceana estimates that this amounts to an annual loss of one billion dollars.
Stop Fishing the High Seas, Say Scientists, for Climate and Ecology
Animals  (tags: overfishing, environment, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalrights, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 37 days ago - theecologist.org
Fish from the high seas are too valuable to be eaten, as they lessen climate change through the carbon they carry down to the ocean depths
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Don't Destroy Our Fisheries!
Animals  (tags: overfishing, environment, animals, politics, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 82 days ago - change.org
Thanks to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, for the past 10 years we've seen unprecedented successes in putting an end to overfishing and rebuilding dozens of fish populations off our coasts.Proposed legislation threatens this
Marine Protected Areas Deemed Largely Ineffective
Animals  (tags: overfishing, restricted fishing, protection, humans, animals, environment )

Cal
- 166 days ago - enn.com
Protecting large, isolated areas of no-take zones for over 10 years with strong enforcement is the key to effective Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), according to a letter published this week in Nature
ForceChange - "Protect European Sea Bass From Over Fishing" - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Protect, European, sea, bass, fishes, overfishing, commend, stop, animals )

Marie
- 300 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Commend group of scientists for pressing a reduction in the number of European Sea Bass fished yearly.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge NOAA to Strengthen Proposed Bluefin Tuna Protections
Animals  (tags: overfishing, tuna, protection, activism, environment, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 313 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Join us in calling for greater bluefin protections in the Gulf of Mexico, a strict limit on bluefin mortality, and increased monitoring of longline fleets.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Whales and Other Marine Life Being Killed in Nets
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, marine animals, turtles, bi-catch, overfishing, protection, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, wildlife )

Cal
- 418 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Mile-long nets left to soak overnight are meant to catch swordfish, but instead they trap whales, seals, dolphins, sea lions and thousands of fish -- wastefully robbing the ocean of its life.
Could California's Salmon Make a Comeback?
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, Pacific salmon, overfishing, endangered, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 428 days ago - onearth.org
After years of decline, the rich human community that depends on California's salmon runs may at last be rebounding
TAKE ACTION NOW! Walls of Death Floating in the Pacific
Animals  (tags: pollution, fish, world, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, destruction, humans, green, government, politics, overfishing, gillnets, animals, wildlife, suffering, protection, killing )

Cal
- 434 days ago - act.oceana.org
Act now to save the Mola mola and other wildlife from deadly drift gillnets.
TAKE ACTION NOW! SUPPORT RECYCLING IN AUSTRALIA AND HELP PREVENT MASS BIRD KILLINGS
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, recycling, business, overfishing, birds, seabirds, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, conservation, protection, environment )

Cal
- 526 days ago - greenpeace.org.au
Right now, a group of beverage industry giants led by Coca Cola are taking the Northern Territory Government to court for starting the territory's first ever 'Cash for Containers' recycling scheme. If Coca Cola's lawyers win the case, it could slam the br
Fishers Fight Over Dwindling Catch in El Salvador
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, overfishing, birds, seabirds, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, conservation )

Cal
- 536 days ago - ipsnews.net
A ban on bottom trawling is vital to preserve marine life in this small Central American country, experts say. But the fall in fish stocks is also due to other factors, such as pollution and climate change, they say.
24 Hours to Save Our Fish!
Animals  (tags: industrial fisherie, Europe, overfishing, vote )

Angelika
- 538 days ago - avaaz.org
Industrial fishing fleets are vacuuming up our fish - we may soon run out! But in less than 24 hours the EU could vote for a bold new plan to end overfishing. Send an urgent message to Europe's key decision makers View 1st comment for instructions!
Phantom Fishing Nets Endangering Marine Turtles in Northern Australia
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, marine animals, turtles, bi-catch, overfishing, protection, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, wildlife )

Cal
- 558 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Australia's national science agency, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) scientists working with GhostNets Australia and Indigenous rangers are identifying hotspots where lost fishing nets are threatening marine biodiversi
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Bald Eagles and Atlantic Wildlife
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, overfishing, birds, seabirds, endangered, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, conservation )

Cal
- 602 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Some of the world's most amazing migrations culminate every year in wildlife feeding frenzies along the Atlantic coast, but these events are threatened by industrial fishing at sea. River herring and shad travel hundreds of miles from the ocean to rivers,
 

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