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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 )

- 3224 days ago -
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.

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Jamie L (195)
Tuesday July 21, 2009, 6:00 pm
Thanks Simone!

Hans L (958)
Wednesday July 22, 2009, 12:08 am
Save the albatross!

polly parrot (172)
Friday July 24, 2009, 11:54 am
Thank you for posting this.There are now 15 task force members in different countries teaching fishermen how NOT to kill albatrosses.
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