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Federal Study: Loggerhead Sea Turtles Face Extinction, Fishing Fleets Blamed
September 12, 2007 01:12 PM - , Oceana

Washington - One of the oldest animals on earth, the loggerhead sea turtle, is in deep trouble. The population of this animal is declining precipitously experts say. Now the federal government is confirming that, reversing a long standing 'hands off' approach to a problem conservationists have been alarmed by for years. The species is now considered threatened under the endangered species act.

Oceana Approach Adopted to Protect Bering Sea From Destructive Bottom Trawling
August 17, 2007 02:44 PM - , Oceana

North Pacific Fishery Management Council protects important seafloor areas in the Bering Sea by freezing the footprint of bottom trawling

Oceana interceps a moroccan driftnetter fishing inside the Alboran island reserve
August 17, 2007 02:41 PM - , Oceana

The Kamalane was using a banned net measuring more than five kilometres in length in Spanish territorial waters, also protected by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fishing CONTACT/CONTACTO: Marta Madina (mmadina@oceana.org)

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