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Help us prevent deaths in nets

The biggest threat

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What's the problem?

Hundred of thousands of small whales, dolphins, and porpoises die from entanglement in fishing nets each year. Bycatch as it is known, is the biggest killer of whales,  dolphins and porpoises. Species such as the vaquita who live in Gulf of California and Maui’s dolphin from New Zealand face extinction if the threat of unselective fishing gear is not stopped. Closer to home in the UK, three harbour porpoises die everyday in UK fishing gear in our waters.

We need to act now to end this terrible waste of life and make our seas safer.

How you can help:

Will you help us today with a gift or £30, or whatever you can afford?

A donation from you could help us:

  • continue to work with the fishing industry to understand the impact and help them avoid entanglements
  • push for better reporting and monitoring on fishing vessels
  • attend UK meetings and engage with decision-makers to push for legislative and policy change
  • continue to help fund scientific studies, such as the recent exploration of pinger use in Cornwall
  • work within the EU to strengthen protection measures in Europe and hold countries to account

We will feedback on our progress, but we can only continue our work with the help of supporters like you.
Every pound will help.

If you give £30 or more, as a thank you, we will send you our award-winning magazine Whale & Dolphin four times a year.

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Give a one off donation of £30, or give £3 a month, and we'll send you our stunning quarterly magazine Whale & Dolphin as a thank you for your generous support.

We can't do it alone. Only with the help of our amazing supporters can we continue our vital work. Please help us by donating today.