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Endangered Species Act Listing May be Lolita's First Step Towards Freedom

Endangered Species Act Listing May be Lolita's First Step Towards Freedom | whale conservation | Scoop.it
By Kirsten Massebeau A battle to return the imprisoned orca Lolita also known as Tokitae  to her family the L-Pod in the Puget Sound makes steps forward, and towards freedom. Lolita is on the verge...

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Kirsten Massebeau's curator insight, May 7, 2013 5:27 PM

Isn't it time Lolita return home to her family! Please follow the link in this story and comment in support of her ESA listing!

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Europe To End Overfishing?

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BRUSSELS — Half a century ago, a cook would chop a cod in half because it was simply too big to fit in the oven. Today, most fit easily in the frying pan. (Hmmm: Europe To End Overfishing?

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Gaye Rosier's curator insight, May 31, 2013 9:44 AM

Recovery of fish stocks may be a possibility now that politicians are listening to scientists, artisanal fishermen, and public opinion thanks to the hard work of OCEAN2012.

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Ceaseless Pressure on Whales

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The recovering marine mammal still needs all the protection it can get.

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Kirsten Massebeau's curator insight, May 11, 2013 12:39 PM

The whales of the world still under fire!

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Whale's Slow Death Caused By Fishing Gear - RedOrbit

Whale's Slow Death Caused By Fishing Gear - RedOrbit | whale conservation | Scoop.it
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Whale's Slow Death Caused By Fishing Gear
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Illustration of how North Atlantic right whales get entangled in fishing gear.

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