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Latest Turtle excluder device Stories

2014-05-27 23:09:01

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2014-03-21 09:07:51

Biology researcher joins with other scientists to chart intensive fishing's collateral damage.

2014-03-20 23:01:26

A new report from environmental group Oceana slams US fisheries for allegedly wasteful bycatch, but a Saving Seafood analysis shows the report ignores industry efforts and successes in by-catch

Trawling Affects Deep-sea Canyons
2012-09-07 08:15:38

Trawling is changing the topography and the environment of deep-sea canyons on the continental slope, a new study from the University of Barcelona finds.

Accidental Sea Turtle Deaths Down, But Still Too High
2011-09-15 04:48:28

Some 4,600 sea turtles are accidentally caught and killed in U.S. fisheries every year, a 94 percent reduction since 1990.

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2010-04-06 13:19:48

The number of sea turtles inadvertently snared by commercial fishing gear over the past 20 years may reach into the millions, according to the first peer-reviewed study to compile sea turtle bycatch data from gillnet, trawl and longline fisheries worldwide.

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2010-03-26 09:57:42

Mexico’s certification to export shrimp to the United States has been suspended because its trawls lack required protections for endangered sea turtles.

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2009-10-29 07:19:25

Researchers are using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and satellite-linked data loggers to learn more about turtle behavior in commercial fishing areas and to develop new ways to avoid catching turtles in fishing gear.

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2009-06-21 10:35:00

In an effort to protect rare sea turtles from being caught and killed in fishing nets, fishery managers have looked to a Cape Cod company to build a device they think can help save the turtles without interfering with fishing profits.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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