July 2020 Sarah Dolman,  Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society – Wildlife & Countryside Link Blog The biggest killer of dolphins and porpoises in the seas of Europe is accidental entanglement in fishing nets. Known as bycatch, many thousands meet this unnecessary and frankly horrific death every year. So I was delighted when the European Commission announced action to […]

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Proposed bass measures for 2020   UK Government / MMO TAC regulations are expected to be published in January 2020. Published 8 January 2020 The new TAC regulations are expected to be published later in January 2020. In the meantime current regulations still apply. This means that in January 2020: commercial bass fisheries limits remain as outlined in […]

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At last … some action … although it should have come from the EU institutions. The ongoing issue of cetacean bycatch which is not going to go away unless concerted action is taken. Further evidence of NGO collaborations providing the muscle to hold governments to account. WDCS 22 environmental NGOs, led by Whale and Dolphin […]

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