News tagged with species conservation

EU finally ends shark finning

The European parliament on Thursday called a definitive halt to shark finning, the long contested practice of fishermen slicing off fins and throwing the live body overboard to drown.

dateNov 22, 2012 in Ecology
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Overfishing threatens Pacific tuna

Asia-Pacific fishing experts on Sunday warned against depleting tuna stocks, saying the region needs to reduce its catch of the vulnerable bigeye species by 30 percent.

dateDec 02, 2012 in Ecology
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