Posts Tagged ‘Fisheries’

 

Harbour porpoises dying in UK waters

Friday, April 26th, 2019

More than 1,000 harbour porpoises are needlessly dying in UK waters each year, according to a report from a global environmental organisation. The study by the World Wide Fund for…

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Climate change: Scottish shellfish threatened

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Scottish shellfish are at risk from an invasion of tiny Japanese sea creatures known as schizoporella japonica. The orange-red sea creatures are thought to be spreading with the help of climate…

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Giving teeth to marine protected areas

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Pair trawling is when two ships travel in parallel several hundred metres apart towing a huge net which indiscriminately scoops up marine animals in its path. Our planet’s oceans are…

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