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  1. New Data Shows California Drift Gillnets Not Sustainable, Continue to Kill Marine MammalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 |

    MONTEREY, Calif.- The National Marine Fisheries Service has released new data showing that the California-based drift gillnet fishery targeting swordfish killed an estimated 53 marine mammals from May 2013 through January 2014. Fishery observers monitored 34 percent of the drift gillnet sets made last year; they documented that the fishery killed an estimated three California gray whales, six short-finned pilot whales, nine northern right whale dolphins, nine California sea lions and 26 short-beaked common dolphins.


  2. Swordfish Drift Gillnet Fishery Restricted to Protect Loggerhead Sea TurtlesRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 |

    For Immediate Release: July 24, 2014 Contacts: Todd Steiner, 488-7652, Catherine Kilduff, 644-8580, Ben Enticknap, 235-0278, MONTEREY, Calif.- In response to pressure from Turtle Island Restoration Network and conservation groups, the National Marine Fisheries Service ... (more)


  3. California Court Rules Against Dangerous Oil Development Near Pinnacles National ParkRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 |

    MONTEREY, Calif.- Citing concerns about water use and contamination, a Monterey County Superior Court judge has ruled that San Benito County unlawfully approved a dangerous new oil-development project near Pinnacles National Park that could result in hundreds of wells being drilled in important agricultural and wildlife habitat in the Salinas ... (more)


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