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Drift Nets

Drift Nets (Courtesy of the Scottish Executive)

Earthtrust and Driftnets – A Capsule History

Time to Stop the Carnage

European Commission’s Directorate-General for Fisheries Statement - The necessary European Union ban on drift nets

Fishing capture gears and methods (UN Ocean Atlas World Fish fish capture technology)

Fishing methods (Marine Conservation Society Fishonline Website)

Fishing Gear types - (FIGIS - Fisheries Global Information System)

Scientist warns of threat to last stronghold of endangered turtle -  8th March 2006

Marine ecologists to help rebuild decreasing fish stocks - 16th February 2006

Have your say on the future of seafish – 10th February 2006

Detective work needed on which nets kill dolphins - 23rd January 2006

Legal action against UK over insufficient cetacean protection - 20th December 2005

Finland to have two compulsory porpoise inspectors - 16th December 2005

Anger at rules to save dolphins - 24th March 2004

EU decides to better protect dolphins - 23rd March 2004

Set net ban looms in Kaikoura after mutilated dolphin found - 8th January 2004

International Coalition calls for immediate UN Moratorium - 24th November 2003

WWF warns of dolphin slaughter in Mediterranean - 21st November 2003

Illegal driftnets continue to kill thousands of dolphins - 19th November 2003

North Sea fish have shrunk - 25th September 2003

JNCC recommends “Set aside fifth of Irish Sea for nature”- 14th September 2003

Dolphin meat eaters in France? - 20th August 2003

Australia acts to combat effects of marine debris on wildlife – 13th August 2003

Tucson conservation group attempts to save whale - 3rd August 2003

Illegal driftnetting off the Island of Ischia - (posted) 2nd August 2003

“Pingers” to protect porpoises and dolphins in Baltic - 25th July 2003

Fisheries: Commission acts to protect dolphins and porpoises - 24th July 2003

EU plans for dolphin-friendly Baltic - 23rd July 2003

Nearly 1,000 whales drowning daily in fishing nets: study - 15th June 2003

Scottish Executive rejects international buy out of salmon drift netters - 21st May 2003

Drift netsmen agree to quit for the salmon's sake - 19th May 2003

52 out of 69 North East Netsmen exchange salmon licences for cash - posted 15th May 2003

Iceland vodka baron buys off drift-net fishermen to save British wild salmon - 11th May 2003

BBC  Countryfile fact sheet salmon - 11th May 2003

More success for NASF`s campaign to restore wild salmon stocks - 2nd May 2003

£3.5m fishing deal set to boost salmon river - 22nd April 2003