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No more endangered sea lions should drown in fishing nets

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, bycatch, Conservation, Environment & Resource Management, fishing industry, Green Party, Marine, marine conservation, Opposition News, Politics, rapoka, sealion, trawling  /  Comments Off on No more endangered sea lions should drown in fishing nets

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: No more endangered sea lions should drown in fishing nets A New Zealand sea lion/rāpoka has drowned in a squid fishing trawl net just seven weeks after the start of the squid fishing season. This shows the need for much stronger measures to protect endangered […]

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International embarrassment for NZ likely over National’s failure to protect Maui dolphin

By   /  October 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, fishing, Green Party, international whaling commission, Maggie Barry, maui dolphin, Mauis dolphin, Opposition News, Politics, set net, trawling  /  Comments Off on International embarrassment for NZ likely over National’s failure to protect Maui dolphin

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: International embarrassment for NZ likely over National’s failure to protect Maui dolphin New Zealanders who care about Maui dolphin should  prepare to feel embarrassed: the Government is about to be put to shame on the international stage for its lack of action to protect Maui’s […]

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