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The SeaBird saver wins second place at the Nor-Fishing innovation award 2014.
The SeaBird Saver has been nominated as one of the three finalists of the coveted Nor-Fishing Innovation Award 2014. It was nominated next to an improved en environmentally friendlier 20 kg fish box and an innovative new cutting device for removing the side bones out of filets of fish using a jet of water.
Did you know that each year hundreds of thousands of seabirds die an unnecessary death in encounters with the fishing industry? This is an enormous ecological problem, especially for endangered species such as the albatross. Find out about SaveWave's mission to help save these seabirds.
The international court of justice in The Hague has ruled that Japan’s “scientific” whaling programme is not for scientific purposes. Will Japan respect this ban?
Trawl fisheries are a cause of significant levels of seabird by-catch when birds (primarily albatrosses and petrels) collide with warp cables at the back of boats, and become entangled in nets during the later stages of hauling. Up to 40 species are thought to be affected, with tens of thousands estimated to die each year.
Two local fishermen stumbled upon the lifeless carcass or conjoined twin gray whales calve. The twins, joined at the belly, probably died just after birth or were aborted by the mother just before birth.