Scientists call on EU and Member States to take action to prevent dolphin deaths

Geplaatst Geplaatst in gewone dolfijn, nettenslachtoffer

After more than 1,000 common dolphins washed up dead on the French coast over the winter, scientists from France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and the UK have come together to call for action to reduce the numbers of dolphins dying in fishing gear (bycatch). We call on the European Commission to ensure urgent action to tackle […]

Three dolphins rescued in two incidents in Scotland

Geplaatst Geplaatst in British Divers Marine Life Rescue, bruinvis, gewone dolfijn

At approximately 10:15 on Friday 16th August, the Fife Stirling team of British Divers Marine Life Rescue was alerted to a stranding of two porpoises in the Culross area of the Firth of Forth. Two days later and about 160km North, at Milton on the Beauly Firth, another (different) common dolphin was found live stranded […]