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Buying fish – can you ever be sure that dolphins haven’t suffered?

By Sarah Dolman / 3rd December 2019

We tend to trust the term ‘sustainable fisheries’. It implies that the fish population being targeted is not threatened. But what does it tell us…

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Europe’s first whale disentanglement training course for fishers takes place in Scotland

By Sarah Dolman / 31st October 2019

More whales and dolphins, as well as basking sharks and other marine animals, are getting entangled in fishing gear than ever before.  It’s a massive…

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Scientists call on EU and Member States to take action to prevent dolphin deaths

By Sarah Dolman / 4th September 2019

After more than 1,000 common dolphins washed up dead on the French coast over the winter, scientists from France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and the UK…

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We’re so close to winning protected areas in Scotland’s seas

By Sarah Dolman / 27th August 2019

It’s been eight years since we formally asked the Scottish government to protect the marine areas that Risso’s dolphins, minke whales and other species use…

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Did you know the International Whaling Commission is tackling dolphin deaths in nets?

By Sarah Dolman / 27th June 2019

If you are aware of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) then you probably know it as the body that regulates whale hunts. What you may…

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Is MSC certified fish dolphin-friendly?

By Sarah Dolman / 28th February 2019

Whether or not you eat fish, you will probably have seen the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) logo on some fish products at your local supermarket.…

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