Tag Archives: seabird

World Oceans Day 2013

Originally posted on LEARN FROM NATURE:
World Oceans Day, which had been unofficially celebrated every 8 June since its original proposal in 1992 by Canada at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,[1] was officially recognized by the United Nations in 2008.[2] Since then…

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Campaigners call for ban on seabird killer

Originally posted on Green Living London:
This pair of guillemots were casualties of pollution by PIB. Pic: RSPB Three leading wildlife organisations have joined together to call for the ban on the discharge of polyisobutene (PIB), which has killed hundreds of…

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Are fishing discards now discarded?

Back in July we got excited by news that good fish were no longer to be discarded, dead, from boats. But this is politics and the wrangling continues. Under the European Union (EU) quota system, fishers had to discard any … Continue reading

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EU makes feathered friends

Eivind Burkow at the Coastal House tells us how the the European Union (EU) attempts to reduce the accidental catching of birds during sea fishing. I so hope this will be a success. As you know I like to buy … Continue reading

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