Here’s your chance to make a real difference by joining Sustainable Table in showing that you Give a Fork! about what’s on your plate. Give a Fork! is our inaugural fundraising campaign, with a focus this year on seafood. Australians love spending hot summer days on the beach and there is nothing like a seafood […]
Michael Fishbach narrates his encounter with a humpback whale entangled in a fishing net. Gershon Cohen and he have founded The Great Whale Conservancy to protect whales. http://www.greatwhaleconservancy.org, is their website, or go to gwc’s facebook page, and join them in helping to save these magnificent beings.
Entanglement is also a significant threat to marine species. For example, up to 40,000 fur seals are killed each year when they get tangled in debris. This contributes to a population decline of 4-6% per year. Entanglement affects nearly all groups of marine vertebrates. We know that in Australian waters turtles, cetaceans, seals, sea lions, […]