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European Parliament passes up opportunity to improve dolphin and porpoise protection

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European Parliament passes up opportunity to improve dolphin and porpoise protection

By Sarah Dolman / 17th January 2018

The whole of the European Parliament (751 MEPs) voted yesterday on new conservation measures for fisheries in EU waters. This included rules covering the accidental…

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Opportunity lost in EU Ministers bycatch vote

By Sarah Dolman / 21st November 2017

On Tuesday there was an important vote in the European Parliament Fisheries Committee about fisheries conservation measures including future bycatch measures for dolphins, porpoises and…

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Future of European dolphins lies in EU Fisheries Committee hands TODAY!

By Sarah Dolman / 21st November 2017

Today (on Tuesday afternoon), MEPs from across Europe will vote on a range of fisheries measures aimed to conserve fish stocks, habitats and protected species.…

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WDC presents petition to UK Fisheries Minister to stop dolphin deaths in nets

By Sarah Dolman / 14th September 2017

On 6 September, 2017 we handed-over our petition calling for strong laws to stop dolphins, porpoises and whales dying in fishing gear in UK seas.…

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WDC visits European Parliament to stop dolphins and porpoises dying in fishing gear!

By Sarah Dolman / 12th July 2017

This week WDC was proud to co-host an event in the European Parliament in Brussels. Led by our friends at Birdlife, the event was a…

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A UK manifesto for whales and dolphins

By Sarah Dolman / 27th April 2017

Ahead of the UK’s general election on 8th June, WDC recommends three achievable and critical steps to directly improve the welfare and protection of whales, dolphins…

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