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ECBC NewsMay 2003Salmon farms criticised - 31st May 2003Collapse in wild salmon – fish farming gets the blame - 30th May 2003The looming fish crisis - 30th May 2003EU fishing 'drives bushmeat trade' - 29th May 2003Biologist says whale killed by ship - 29th May 2003Activists sue U.S. over orcas' status - 29th May 2003Hoki sales under threat because of poor quality - 29th May 2003High mercury levels found in rain - 29th May 2003Man-made chemicals are causing serious problems for wild animals - 29th May 2003Farmed salmon looking less rosy - 28th May 2003What REALLY happens to dolphins in the Mexican tuna fisheries - posted 28th May 2003Well intentioned “rescuers” of whale may have hurt effort to help the mammal - 28th May 2003Three common dolphins rescued from South beach Studland UK - 27th May 2003Legal challenge aims to protect Puget Sound killer whales - 27th May 2003Canada - Federal mismanagement blamed for Newfoundland fishery collapse - 27th May 2003Outcome of Agriculture / Fisheries Council of May 2003 - 27th May 2003Icelanders to resume hunting for whales - 27th May 2003Conservationists want Inner Hebrides as UK’s first marine national park- 27th May 2003Conservationists say manatee should stay on Florida’s endangered list- 27th May 2003Oceans in peril, seas polluted and fish stocks in decline - 27th May 2003Distraught Algerians flock to see whale - 26th May2003UK launches environment fund for eastern Europe - 26th May 2003Deadly sea toxin continues to kill California dolphins and seals - 26th May 2003 Why dolphins are paying the price of your sea bass dinner - 25th May 2003Illegal dealer of dolphin meat caught in the act in Lima, Peru - 24th May 2003Stranded whale freed after stranding on rocky shore - 24th May 2003Reef stranded minke whale rescued & released from Long Rock, Penzance, UK - 23rd May 2003Spain bars four suspect oil-dumping ships - 23rd May 2003Seafood industry support worth £5.8 million announced - 23rd may 2003Whale dies despite help from a marine network - 23rd May 2003Woman nets fine for petting killer whale - 22nd May 2003Grave risk to humans from loss of species - extinction rates threaten our survival – 22 May 2003Row as Hong Kong company is accused of plundering Bikini Atoll sharks - 22nd May 2003US Navy admits burning 600 000 gallons of radioactive fuel at S.F. Shipyard - 21st May 2003Marine Stewardship Council's approvals "strain the organisation's credibility" - 21st May 2003Scottish Executive rejects international buy out of salmon drift netters - 21st May 2003Japan’s Consumers Union fears toxin levels in Norwegian whale products - 21st May 2003Packaged whale meat in Japan contains high levels of mercury - 20th May 2003SeaWorld sells six sea lion pups to Navy - 20th May 2003One thousand Brazilian babies poisoned by mercury - 20th May 2003Cornish fishermen seek new lifeline from tuna - 19th May 2003Drift netsmen agree to quit for the salmon's sake - 19th May 2003The First International Baltic Harbour Porpoise Day - 19th May 2003Sea lions and dolphins likely ill from algae - 18th May 2003 Dead whale to get 'New Life' at museum - 18th May 2003Marine Stewardship Council under fire - In deep trouble, we need a sure-fire way to stop fish being hunted to extinction - 17th May 2003 Marine Stewardship Council under fire - Old men of the sea have all but gone - 17th May 2003Marine Stewardship Council under fire - Can ocean friendly labels save dwindling stocks? -17th May 2003The dead sea cells - industrialised greed ends harvest of the deep - 17th May 2003Australian Authorities arrest 19 illegal fishing boats and crews - 17th May 2003International Day of the Baltic Harbour Porpoise - 17th May 2003 - posted 15th May 2003Brazil and Argentina seek Atlantic whale sanctuary - 16th May 2003
Puget Sound porpoise deaths probed - 16th May 2003Florida chefs give up Chilean sea bass - 16th May 2003Norway advises pregnant women against whale meat - 15th May 2003 Navy admits using sonar in strait - 15th May 200352 out of 69 North East Netsmen exchange salmon licences for cash - posted 15th May 2003'Polluter pays' law one step closer - 14th May 2003River dolphins could die out in 10 years - 14th May 2003Great fish going the way of the dinosaurs - 14th May 2003 MEPs back 'polluter pays' law - 14th May 2003Small cetacean species may not survive another decade - 14th May 2003Ocean's great fish all but gone - 14th May 2003Brunei animal lovers guide stranded whale back home - 13th May 2003Progress of Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy - Twenty-Fifth Report of the Select Committee on European Union - House Lords - 13th May 2003 Wildlife groups want law change to save dolphins endangered by coastal fishing - 13th May 2003
15th Report of the Scientific, Technical, and Economic Committee for Fisheries -Commission Staff Working Paper - SEC(2003)550 - November 2002 - pub - 12th May 2003 - pdf - 552KBPorpoise saved in Essex rescue operation - 12th May 2003US Navy Sonar blasts Pacific Northwest killer whales - 12th May 2003Could Navy Sonar Tests Be Hurting Porpoises? - link to komo4News video- 12th May 2003United States seeks new riches with claims to ocean floor - 12th May 200320-feet whale stranded near Muara - 12th May 2003Fishing leader wants seal cull to protect cod stocks - 12th May 2003Trawlers' deadly toll of dolphins - 12th May 2003Whalers furious about PCB and dioxin controversy - 12th May 2003 The Illegal trade in live fish - 12th May 2003Oil spill closes beaches - 12th May 2003Seaquarium protesters say: let Lolita go! - 12th May 2003Japan rejects shark, sea horse trade restrictions - 12th May 2003Iceland vodka baron buys off drift-net fishermen to save British wild salmon - 11th May 2003Farmed fish, dyed, desexed and a threat to the planet - 11th May 2003BDMLR’s Veterinary Director reports on harbour porpoise stranding - 10th May 2003Bite the dust, the pesticides in a healthy eater's shopping basket - 10th May 2003Sea mammals infected with domoic acid toxicity are stranding themselves - 9th May 2003Navy sonar may have spooked orcas, porpoises - 9th May 2003Navy sonar incident alarms experts - 8th May 2003Two Spaniards held in Senegal over capture of dolphins - 8th May 2003Hopes rise for albatrosses - 8th May 2003 U.S. destroyer's sonar probed as cause of whale disturbance - 7th May 2003$100 000 reward to catch toothfish pirates- 7th May 2003Internet consult opens on new European chemicals law - 7th May 2003Oslo scuppers plan to sell whale blubber to Japan - 7th May 2003 The EU Chemical Strategy - working towards a sustainable approach - 7th May 2003REACH - Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of CHemicals - 7th May 2003Dead sperm whale lifted out of harbour - 6th May 2003A long-term recovery plan for cod, Dr. Franz Fischler's speech - 6th May 2003Commission proposes long-term recovery plan for cod - 6th May 2003Nuclear dump plan for offshore caverns comes under attack - 5th May 2003 Suffocating fish is cruel - “In too Deep” - 3rd May 2003Stranded dolphin improves, but pilot whale dies - 3rd May 2003Marine Harvest Norway has to cut costs - 2nd May 2003US warns EU tuna fishing could hit trade relations - 2nd May 2003Canada lists Atlantic Cod as endangered - 2nd May 2003New rules for Chilean sea bass fall short, environmentalists say - 2nd May 2003Vets study rare whales - 2nd May 2003More success for NASF`s campaign to restore wild salmon stocks - 2nd May 2003Fish do feel pain, say British scientists - 2nd May 2003Grocery chains agree to label farm-raised salmon - 1st May 2003Albertsons to post ‘color added’ signs on farmed salmon - 1st May 2003
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