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March 29, 2012
Environmentalists, trawl industry agree on conservation measures for B.C. corals and sponges

By Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun March 28, 2012 Environmentalists and the groundfish bottom trawl industry on Wednesday announced a landmark agreement on ways to limit the impact of trawl nets on sensitive corals, sponges, and deepsea habitats on the B.C. coast. The agreement sets out total annual bycatch objectives for the entire fleet at 562 […]

February 20, 2012
Urge the United Nations to Protect the World’s Corals

Target: The United Nations Sponsored by: The Marine Conservation Institute and Chantecaille Beaute Corals create spectacular undersea ecosystems that are home to thousands of plant and animal species. The integrity of these “rainforests of the sea” is threatened by human activities including illegal and unsustainable fishing, global warming and pollution. Less than 1.2% of the […]