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Help us prevent deaths in nets

The biggest threat

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What's the problem?

Fishing gear is the biggest threat to whales, dolphins and porpoises, killing thousands of individuals every year.
It is a horrible, slow, painful way to die.

The shy, yet curious harbour porpoise is just one of 28 species of whales, dolphin and porpoises who make their homes around the UK coast. Tragically, THREE of these little porpoises die EVERY DAY in UK fishing nets in UK waters. And it’s not only porpoises that are at risk; minke whales, humpbacks and dolphins also perish in fishing gear. It has to stop.

How you can help:

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

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.