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Why now is the time for government action on dolphin deaths in fishing nets

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Why now is the time for government action on dolphin deaths in fishing nets

Thousands of dolphins, porpoises, whales, seabirds, seals and other protected species die in fishing gear in UK waters each year. This is known as ‘bycatch’ and inadequate government action has meant that it’s continued largely unabated for decades. After our exit from the European Union, the UK implemented the Fisheries Act 2020. Contained within this…

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Not in our nets – get involved with our new campaign

As new government fishing policies are put together, now is your chance to tell ministers that they must stop dolphins dying in fishing nets around the UK.  It’s easy to have your say – just follow the link to our action page where you can send our ready-made email and/or a prepared tweet. Tell ministers…

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