Category Archives: Dolphins

SFP, Greenpeace, Birdlife International &TNC report highlights threatened species bycatch issues in global longline tuna fishing, urges action

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ANTHROPOGENIC impacts: human noise pollution in Hawaiian waters along Kona Coast may cost dolphins their sleep

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WWF “deeply concerned” over imminent MSC certification of Mexican tuna fishery; Impacts on depleted dolphin populations

Continue reading WWF “deeply concerned” over imminent MSC certification of Mexican tuna fishery; Impacts on depleted dolphin populations

DON Staniford/GAAIA files formal complaint with EU Commission against the UK & Scottish Gov’t re. Acoustic Deterrent Devices usage on salmon farms

Continue reading DON Staniford/GAAIA files formal complaint with EU Commission against the UK & Scottish Gov’t re. Acoustic Deterrent Devices usage on salmon farms

SCHEDULING wind farm construction activities: Maryland scientists track porpoises to assess impact of offshore wind farms

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INVESTIGATION launched into Hector’s dolphin deaths; Fines of up to $100,000 for fishers failing to report capture

Continue reading INVESTIGATION launched into Hector’s dolphin deaths; Fines of up to $100,000 for fishers failing to report capture

DOLPHINS following shrimp trawlers cluster in social groups; “Risky behaviors… are not the same and should not be treated as comparable”

Continue reading DOLPHINS following shrimp trawlers cluster in social groups; “Risky behaviors… are not the same and should not be treated as comparable”

MMPA: New US law imposing restrictions on U.S. seafood imports “poised to improve marine conservation worldwide”

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PROPOSAL for IWC to kick-start global efforts to reduce fisheries bycatch; ‘Kills at least 300,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises‘ p.a. – WWF

Continue reading PROPOSAL for IWC to kick-start global efforts to reduce fisheries bycatch; ‘Kills at least 300,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises‘ p.a. – WWF

MMPA: Salmon farming critic says Scotland, Chile, Canada & Norway’s salmon exports could be at threat under new marine mammals protection rules

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POTENTIAL protected resources interactions with longline aquaculture; Workshop summary report

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OF transparency & “high priority”: New Zealand government launches inquiry into leaked 2013 ‘Operation Achilles’ & failure to [then] prosecute re. potential illegal discarding

Continue reading OF transparency & “high priority”: New Zealand government launches inquiry into leaked 2013 ‘Operation Achilles’ & failure to [then] prosecute re. potential illegal discarding

SUSTAINABILITY ‘cover-up’? Leaked NZ gov’t investigation into discards & wildlife interactions prompt campaigners to call for McDonald’s to drop MSC-certified hoki…

Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY ‘cover-up’? Leaked NZ gov’t investigation into discards & wildlife interactions prompt campaigners to call for McDonald’s to drop MSC-certified hoki…

SIX-year anniversary… Oceana report highlights long-term impacts of Deepwater Horizon oil disaster; ‘$8.7 billion loss by 2020’

Continue reading SIX-year anniversary… Oceana report highlights long-term impacts of Deepwater Horizon oil disaster; ‘$8.7 billion loss by 2020’

GUARDIAN goes “undercover with the vigilantes fighting organised crime at sea” – Black Fish profile

Continue reading GUARDIAN goes “undercover with the vigilantes fighting organised crime at sea” – Black Fish profile

HIGH rate of reproductive failure in dolphins exposed to oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill; Effects “will be long-lasting” – NOAA

Continue reading HIGH rate of reproductive failure in dolphins exposed to oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill; Effects “will be long-lasting” – NOAA

NEW ZEALAND fisheries “sustainable managed” with 95%+ of fish from stocks not overfished; Seabed trawling decreasing, but wildlife interactions/bycatch (508 fur seal ‘caught’) “still a threat”

Continue reading NEW ZEALAND fisheries “sustainable managed” with 95%+ of fish from stocks not overfished; Seabed trawling decreasing, but wildlife interactions/bycatch (508 fur seal ‘caught’) “still a threat”