European countries not yet delivering a healthy Baltic Sea

Ten years after the Baltic Sea Action Plan was adopted, the recovery of the Baltic Sea remains slow – and is even declining in some measures. Today, WWF released “The Baltic Sea Scorecard 2018”, a report revealing that the Baltic Sea coastal countries are failing to deliver on their commitments for a healthy Baltic Sea … Meer lezen

Taiji’s Dolphin Hunting Season Has Ended

Dolphin Project can confirm that on March 1, Taiji’s drive hunts ended for the 2017/18 season. Tarps and their framework that dolphins are dragged under to be killed or taken captive have come down. At the butcher’s house, rolled up tarps have been stored. Banger poles used to “drive” the dolphins into the cove have been removed. For six … Meer lezen

Besluit over verbieden delen Wad uitgesteld

Het is een stuk minder zeker geworden dat delen van het Waddengebied daadwerkelijk verboden terrein worden verklaard voor de recreatievaart. Een besluit hierover heeft minister Carola Schouten van Landbouw, Natuur en Visserij met een jaar uitgesteld. >> Lees verder …

Frisse zeelucht en dyslexie

Nieuwpoort, 13 januari 2018 – Uit proefondervindelijk onderzoek door Luc David, blijkt dat de frisse zeelucht verantwoordelijk is voor de toename van de dyslexiegevallen. De foto’s spreken voor zichzelf.

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Unsustainable food systems threaten wild crop and dolphin species – IUCN Red List

Tokyo, Japan, 5 December 2017 (IUCN) – Species of wild rice, wheat and yam are threatened by overly intensive agricultural production and urban expansion, whilst poor fishing practices have caused steep declines in the Irrawaddy Dolphin and Finless Porpoise, according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Today’s Red List … Meer lezen

Bycatch responsible for two more species being placed on the Endangered List!

Unfortunately, 2017 is not turning out to be a great year for whales, dolphins and porpoises with the numbers of some species dropping to worrying levels. Added to the list of “endangered” species by the IUCN are the Irrawaddy dolphin and the finless porpoise both having had their numbers more than halved over the last 60 and 45 years respectively. >> … Meer lezen