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AUSTRALIA: Tuna Industry Whistleblower Reveals Whale Shark Slaughter
Animals  (tags: sadness, slaughter, whales, bycatch, whale sharks, rays, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, endangered, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, habitat, killing, environment )

AWAY AWHI
- 2746 days ago - perthnow.com.au
SHOCKING video of whale sharks, rays and whales being slaughtered by tuna fishermen has been released by an industry whistleblower.
Africa: Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises Suffer Dramatic Declines From Bycatch in Fishing Nets
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, bycatch, whales, dolphins )

Jill
- 2769 days ago - allafrica.com
For 86 per cent of all toothed whale species, entanglement in gillnets, traps, weirs, purse seines, longlines and trawls is resulting in an unsustainably high death toll.
US Fisheries Kill 4,600 Sea Turtles Per Year: Study
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, turtles, bycatch, AnimalWelfare, death, protection )

AWAY AWHI
- 2805 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Improved fishing nets have saved tens of thousands of endangered sea turtles in recent years, but 4,600 are still dying annually, mainly in Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawls,
Sea Turtle Deaths in U.S. Waters Reduced 90%, But Shrimp Trawling Accounts for 98% of Kill
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, killing, bycatch, sea turtle deaths, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, suffering, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, cruelty, humans )

AWAY AWHI
- 2810 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The number of sea turtles accidentally caught and killed in United States coastal waters has declined by an estimated 90 percent since 1990, reports a new study published in the journal Biological Conservation
How to Protect Seabirds From the Catch?
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, seabirds, bycatch, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 3314 days ago - wwf.ru
The work done by members of the Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography. Knipovich (PINRO) initiated and supported by WWF, has a brochure "Estimation of bycatch of birds in the Russian bottom hook longline fisheries in the Barents
BYCATCH DEATH FOR MILLIONS OF TURTLES
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, turtles, bycatch, environment, protection, wildlife, death )

Cher
- 3333 days ago - goallover.org
While the recent meeting of CITES has pushed the issue of overfishing into public awareness, most people will still be unfamiliar with the term 'bycatch' even though it is estimated to have caused the death of millions of sea turtles over the last 20
Prize Winning New Fishing System to Save Thousands of Seabirds
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, seabirds, protection, bycatch, fishing, environment, wildlife )

Cher
- 3534 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A team of Australian inventors has been awarded the $30,000 grand prize in the International WWF Smart Gear Competition for a fishing gear innovation that could save thousands of seabirds from dying accidentally on long-lines each year.
Danish Fishers Set Anchor on Certification
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, overfishing, bycatch, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 3553 days ago - panda.org
Danish fishers in a landmark decision today announced they planned to adhere to the internationally-recognized marine stewardship standards -- putting a stop to years of overfishing and bycatch.
Fishery Observers in New Zealand Surprised By Amount of Bycatch
Animals  (tags: animals, fishing, bycatch, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 3685 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Set nets catch more protected species than previously thought, according to New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries observer programme results.
Electric Fields Could Repel Sharks
Animals  (tags: sharks, electric fields, bycatch, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 4036 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
While the menacing fin of a shark has figured in many human nightmares, people may be the stuff of shark nightmares. In addition to intentionally hunting sharks for food, fishermen often catch them inadvertently. A new plan hopes to reduce this bycatch
17 Whale Deaths Every 30 Minutes!!
Animals  (tags: whales, dolphins, bycatch, death, cruelty, endangered )

Doreen
- 4329 days ago - weblog.greenpeace.org
They set out 17 dead whales and dolphins, which were collected in the last weeks along European coasts. Why 17? It's the number of dolphins and whales that die every 30 minutes all year round in our oceans, mainly due to bycatch.
   

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