Cetaceans are under fresh threat in the EU

By |september 19th, 2017|Baltic Sea, cetacean bycatch, conservation, fisheries, marine ecosystems, News, porpoises, trailing|

Cetacean bycatch has been a major conservation and animal welfare concern in the EU for decades, but moves are afoot to potentially water down protections for such sensitive marine species. Sarah Dolman, Sarah Baulch and Jo Swabe argue that better monitoring and mitigation measures in new legislation could help to eliminate this problem.