Save Dolphins #2
2 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #13

Some of the conservation efforts have involved putting pressure on the Japanese government to ban such hunting. Exotic hunting for the sport of it also accounts for some deaths. Some individuals will pay good money for the thrill of being able to hunt and kill something unusual.

Grace Zheng's insight:

Some of the conservation efforts have involved putting pressure on the Japanese government to ban such hunting. Exotic hunting for the sport of it also accounts for some deaths. Some individuals will pay good money for the thrill of being able to hunt and kill something unusual.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #11

 In some locations where dolphins are frequently found, it is limited to where the commercial fishing can occur. 

Grace Zheng's insight:

 In some locations where dolphins are frequently found, it is limited to where the commercial fishing can occur. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #9

protected areas that allow some human activities to take place, sometimes through the use of special zones.

Grace Zheng's insight:

protected areas that allow some human activities to take place, sometimes through the use of special zones.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #7

A marine reserve usually has the highest level of protection. This can mean no commercial fishing or industrial use of the area. 

Grace Zheng's insight:

A marine reserve usually has the highest level of protection. This can mean no commercial fishing or industrial use of the area. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #5

 protected areas, including marine reserves, marine parks, marine sanctuaries, biosphere reserves and special areas of conservation, 

Grace Zheng's insight:

 protected areas, including marine reserves, marine parks, marine sanctuaries, biosphere reserves and special areas of conservation, 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #3

“We are hugely encouraged by the latest population estimates for Hector’s dolphins on the East Coast of the South Island which has seen their estimated population increase from 1,800 to approximately 9,000.

Grace Zheng's insight:

“We are hugely encouraged by the latest population estimates for Hector’s dolphins on the East Coast of the South Island which has seen their estimated population increase from 1,800 to approximately 9,000.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #1

 banning set netting where there is clear evidence the Maui’s dolphin go while not unnecessarily banning fishing where they are not.

Grace Zheng's insight:

 banning set netting where there is clear evidence the Maui’s dolphin go while not unnecessarily banning fishing where they are not.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #12

In others, the fishermen are mandated to check their equipment at regular intervals and to release dolphins that may be caught in them. If they can’t get the surface for air though, it is very likely that it will be too late for the dolphin to survive.

Grace Zheng's insight:

In others, the fishermen are mandated to check their equipment at regular intervals and to release dolphins that may be caught in them. If they can’t get the surface for air though, it is very likely that it will be too late for the dolphin to survive.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #10

Certain areas might be zoned for strict wildlife protection; other areas might be open for fishing, whale watching and other marine tourism. 

Grace Zheng's insight:

Certain areas might be zoned for strict wildlife protection; other areas might be open for fishing, whale watching and other marine tourism. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #8

A special area of conservation (SAC ) is an area designated in European waters that protects certain land and marine habitats and species, including bottlenose dolphins and harbour porpoises. Responsibility for management lies with national governments.

Grace Zheng's insight:

A special area of conservation (SAC ) is an area designated in European waters that protects certain land and marine habitats and species, including bottlenose dolphins and harbour porpoises. Responsibility for management lies with national governments.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #6

each with its own level of protection, depending on a country's laws

Grace Zheng's insight:

each with its own level of protection, depending on a country's laws.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #4

This increase arises from an aerial survey last summer which recorded a population range of between 6,300 and 13,100 and was confirmed by a winter survey with a range of between 5,200 and 10,600. 

Grace Zheng's insight:

This increase arises from an aerial survey last summer which recorded a population range of between 6,300 and 13,100 and was confirmed by a winter survey with a range of between 5,200 and 10,600. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Grace Zheng
Scoop.it!

Conservation #2

There have been five reported Maui’s sightings in recent years in the area of the extension

Grace Zheng's insight:

There have been five reported Maui’s sightings in recent years in the area of the extension

more...
No comment yet.