Fishermen Will Use New Ways To Avoid Snaring Endangered Seabirds

Fishing fleets from more than 30 countries on the high seas of the Atlantic and Pacific will now use new ways to avoid accidentally snaring seabirds going after bait on long lines. The new protections are the focus of strong international measures, promoted by NOAA, that go into effect this year.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

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