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South Georgia mentioned as example of longline fisheries seabirds protection

Tuesday, July 12th 2011 - 03:47 UTC
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A new global estimate of the impact of longline fisheries on seabirds reveals that, despite efforts to reduce seabird deaths, upwards of 300,000 birds are still being killed every year. However South Georgia is praised for having imposed strict regulations that have seen seabird deaths as bycatch drop by 99%. Read full article

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  • briton

    dont worry little birdies,
    we wont let those nasty argies get hold of you .
    naughty argentinians always trying to grab everything ,
    the loyal trustworthy british will protect you, lol.

    Jul 12th, 2011 - 02:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Well said Briton, and if the silly Argies had not thrown a tantrum and dropped their teddy out of their pram and broken of the politically NEUTRAL fisheries conservation talks with the Islands over the SW Atlantic several years ago - a lot more seabirds could be alive today!
    But then that,s Argentina- ”self -self and to hell with he worlds environmentn and resources!

    Jul 13th, 2011 - 09:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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