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Overfishing, Demand for Sharks Drive Illegal Dolphin Hunts in Peru

In October, a graphic undercover video of dolphin hunting in Peru spurred outcries from around the world.

Fishery Council Votes to Protect Herring, Caps Incidental Overfishing

A recent pioneering decision by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) to cap the amount of river herring and shad bycatch shows increasing awareness by players in the fishing industry and its regulators about the importance of ecosystem conservation.