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Tesco joins new initiative to help protect whales and dolphins

Tesco joins new initiative to help protect whales and dolphins

Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer has joined WDC, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds in our joint initiative to ensure supermarkets and food brands only sell fish and shellfish that comes from those sources that use best practices in protecting vulnerable marine wildlife. As part of this work with…

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More help for entangled whales thanks to project funding

A project to stop whale entanglement in fishing gear has received a huge boost thanks to a recently awarded grant from NatureScot’s Nature Restoration Fund (NRF), and funding from Jingle Jam 2021 – the annual fundraiser by Bristol-based Twitch content creators and long-term WDC supporters, The Yogscast. The project builds on findings from the recent Scottish…

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WDC and leading environment charities launch new partnership to protect ocean wildlife

WDC, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), and Birdlife International today announced a partnership initiative that will mobilise major retailers to reduce the deaths in commercial fishing nets and gear (known as bycatch) of whales and dolphins, sharks, seabirds and other marine mammals. The partnership will work directly with major retailers, brands, and food service companies to…

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Half a million net death petition handed to EU Commission

Over half a million citizens have signed a petition to demand action to stop thousands of dolphins dying in fishing nets (bycatch) in the Bay of Biscay. The petition has been handed over to European Commission Deputy Director General of DG Environment, Patrick Child, the French Director of Maritime Fisheries and Aquaculture Eric Banel, and…

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