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What Price Dolphin? Scientists are reckoning the true cost of sparing an endearing mammal (PDF format)
"Six years ago, when a heartbreaking video of dolphins thrashing in the net of a Panamanian tuna boat was flashed across television screens around the world, the solution for once seemed blessedly simple: Ban the fishing gear and practices that enmesh the sleek, endearing mammals along with yellowfin tuna." This article was first published in US News & World Report. (This article is categorized under Fisheries)
The "Ping" Heard 'Round the World
The environmental correspondent of the Los Angeles Times reports on efforts by New England fishermen to reduce cetacean mortalities in their nets using "pingers". Reproduced with permission.
The Tuna-Dolphin Controversy
The author is a senior scientist with the Dolphin Programme of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission. This article was first published in Whalewatcher, a journal of the American Cetacean Society, and is reproduced with permission of the author. (This article is categorized under Fisheries)
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