Conservation Group Ups Ante on Protecting Whales in Pacific, Atlantic
The Center for Biological Diversity is pushing the National Marine Fisheries Service to limit fishing to protect Pacific Ocean humpback whales and North Atlantic right whales.
Earlier this week the Center filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue NMFS for violations of the Endangered Species Act related to the sablefish pot fishery off the West Coast. It outlined three major points in its reasons for taking action:
- that NMFS continued to allow the sablefish pot fishery to proceed without a valid ...
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