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June 26, 2019 | In the News: Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Longliners Could Soon Be Allowed To Catch 18 Million Pounds Of Tuna

David Henkin, Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office: “In January of this year alone, longliners fishing for tuna killed one false killer whale and inflicted life-threatening injuries to another, exceeding in only one month the level of fishing-related harm the species can withstand in an entire year. Increasing the catch limit for bigeye tuna also increases the number of non-target animals the fishery kills.”

June 12, 2019 | Blog Post

¿Por Qué Siguen Muriendo Las Ballenas Grises?

Las ballenas grises están encallando a lo largo de la costa oeste de Norteamérica en números alarmantes, comprobando una vez más que los humanos están causando un desastre ecológico.

June 12, 2019 | Blog Post

Why Do Gray Whales Keep Dying?

Gray whales are washing up all along the West Coast in disturbing numbers, adding further evidence that humans are causing ecological disaster.

May 29, 2019 | Blog Post

Judges Agree: They Otter Be Free

Fishing industry groups wanted to revive a harmful program that excluded otters from parts of their coastal habitat—but Earthjustice fought back.

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