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ECBC NewsMarch 2003Weakening of the Dolphin Safe tuna label - Sam LaBudde footage narrated by Bill Snape - March 2003Marine research ship comes home - 31st March 2003"Beyond REACH" European Voice Conference - Margot Wallström's speech regarding chemicals that impact human health and the environment - 31st March 2003Protection of the environment through criminal law: Commission decides to take action in the Court of Justice - 31st March 2003Takoma the dolphin goes AWOL - 29th March 2003South Africa nets illegal haul of Patagonian toothfish - 28th March 2003Dolphins have no peer when it comes to finding mines - 28th March 2003South Africa to crash illegal fishing along coastline - 28th March 2003Airship based sensors tracking right whales - 27th March 2003Stranded sperm whale dies - 27th March 2003EU agrees to ban single-hulled tankers - 27th March 2003Europeans see the environment as top priority - 27th March 2003Trained dolphins assist in mine location - 27th March 2003Rare whale washes up - 27th March 2003Dolphins did not volunteer for war animal rights activists say - 27th March 2003Dolphins used to clear Iraq's only port for humanitarian shipments - 26th March 2003Cut fishing to save dolphins - 26th March 2003U.S. enlists dolphins to aid war effort - 25th March 2003US wants tougher trade rules for fish subsidies - 24th March 2003Commission proposes a "Community Fisheries Control Agency" - 24th March 2003Stop the dolphin imports - 23rd March 2003Salvage effort for stricken ship - 23rd March 2003Dolphin deaths won't stop - 22nd March 2003Puzzled scientists probe cause of California otter deaths - 22nd March 2003 launches UK Small Cetacean Bycatch Response Strategy - 20th March 2003Future of marine mammals under spotlight - 20th March 2003Campaigners say dolphin slaughter will not end - 20th March 2003Grant aid for key tuna study - 20th March 2003Hopes raised of cut in dolphin deaths - 20th march 2003Beached whale dies on South Beach - 20th March 2003“Pingers” for nets may become compulsory - 20th March 2003Tuna scheme should be extended - 20th March 2003 Undersea mobile to save dolphins - 20th March 2003Cost of dolphin death horrors - 19th March 2003US Military seeks exemptions from environmental laws including MMPA - 19th March 2003Burden of proof - the toxic chemicals in our bodies 19th March 2003Senate votes against Arctic drilling - 19th March 2003Shetland anger over " Poaching" claim - 18th March 2003Whale dies after being stranded on beach - 18th March 2003US Salmon - FDA responds to public pressure to enforce origin and method of capture labelling - 17th March 2003Illegal fishing by EU boats - 17th March 2003Environmental groups criticize federal bycatch plan - 17th March 2003Nets threaten to wipe out dolphins - 16th March 2003Stranded Sei whale may have starved to death - 15th March 2003US may dump toxic fleet in our backyard -15th March 2003Pesticides: consumer protection to be boosted - 14th March 2003Europe's Emas scheme shows its teeth - 14th March 2003Commission agrees recreational craft noise and exhaust emission limits - 14th March 2003Fiji joins South Pacific countries in protecting whales - 14th March 2003Iceland sets out plan to resume whaling - 13th March 2003Video footage of dolphins deaths in tuna purse seine nets - KRON4 - 12th March 2003Fishy food cuts belching beasts' methane - 12th March 2003Modern mariners threaten albatross with extinction - 12th Mar 2003European Parliament supports fisheries aid - 12th March 2003Dolphin killed by explosives used for fishing - 12th March 2003Let slip the sea lions of war - 11th March 2003Conservationists warn grey nurse shark faces extinction - 10th March 2003 Dolphin Deaths - BBC Countryfile investigates continued threat to dolphins - 9th March 2003Pygmy whale beaches itself, dies - 9th March 2003Mangrove ecosystem endangered as forests are converted to aquaculture - posted 9th March 2003Secret weapon - the deployment of “marine mammal systems” - 8th March 2003Nova Scotia oil test plan draws ire - 7th March 2003Pelagic men slam Commission over herring licences - 7th March 2003Sellafield radioactive discharge reports inadequate - 7th March 2003Rare Whales Rock Up At Walvis - 7th March 2003Oil killed 200,000 birds - 7th March 2003US Coastguard deploys environmental warriors to Gulf - 7th March 2003Italians develop dolphin-saving whistle - 7th March 2003
Trawlers in radio blackout over cuts - 6th March 2003Cod fishery may be finished - 6th March 2003Cruise ships should not dump raw waste - 6th March 2003Biodiversity vital for achieving Millennium Development Goals - 5th March 2003European Commission proposes criminal sanctions for polluting ships - 5th March 2003Alaska damaged by past oil production - 5th March 2003Skippers of two Shetland pelagic trawlers fined - 5th March 2003EU Ministers Test the Water on Clean Beach Rules - 4th March 2003Prices flop again - posted 3rd March 2003Trapnet fishery takes mackerel and tuna where trawling is banned - 3rd March 2003Strong support for firmer action against IUU fishing - 3rd March 2003Cruise liners leave marine pollution in their wake - 2nd March 2003Pearl mussels under threat from illegal fishermen - 1st March 2003
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