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Lit fishnets can reduce chances of turtle, dolphins, whales getting caught by accident
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Lit fishnets can reduce chances of turtle, dolphins, whales getting caught by accident

Gillnet fisheries have high bycatch rates of threatened marine life like turtles, whales, dolphins, seabirds.

Wildlife Week 2019: Just 19 of the most endangered mammal, the vaquita porpoise, still swim in the wild
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Wildlife Week 2019: Just 19 of the most endangered mammal, the vaquita porpoise, still swim in the wild

The ongoing use of illegal gillnets for fishing, despite an emergency ban in Mexico, is driving the vaquitas to extinction.

Wildlife Week 2019: Maharashtra's humpback dolphins locked in battle for safe habitats and food security
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Wildlife Week 2019: Maharashtra's humpback dolphins locked in battle for safe habitats and food security

Studying human-animal interaction will allow us to understand this relationship and help in conservation efforts.

Wildlife Week 2019: Indian fisherfolk transitioning away from tradition is affecting fisheries nationwide
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Wildlife Week 2019: Indian fisherfolk transitioning away from tradition is affecting fisheries nationwide

Commercial, industrialized fishing operations seek out migrant labour to fill their large manpower needs.

Ashoka University professor bags prestigious 50,000 Euro Nature Conservation Award
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Ashoka University professor bags prestigious 50,000 Euro Nature Conservation Award

She's the first Indian woman to win the Award for studying sustainable fishing & Olive Ridley turtles.