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The Latest On: Oceans

June 11, 2008 | Feature

Industrial Fishing and Herring

To glimpse a herring school darting through the ocean's waters, moving like a single, iridescent organism is a spectacle indeed. But these silvery synchronized swimmers are more than just a pretty sight. The small schooling fish form the cornerstone of New England's marine ecosystem with whales, seabirds, striped bass and tuna depending on herring for survival.

October 31, 2006 | Case

Reducing Bluefin Tuna Bycatch In The Gulf Of Mexico

Bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Mexico are near collapse due to a yellowfin tuna fishing operations that inadvertently net massive amounts of bluefin during spawning season. Earthjustice is challenging the government’s refusal to make changes that will protect bluefin from extinction in the Gulf.

January 10, 2006 | Legal Document

False Killer Whales Complaint

Sues the National Marine Fisheries Service for its failure to protect the Hawai‘i population of false killer whales from the Hawai‘i-based longline fishing fleet (Nov 19, 2003)

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