08 Sep '11, 5am

BirdLife speaks out on New Zealand seabird by-catch: BirdLife International has joined forces with its New Zeala...

BirdLife speaks out on New Zealand seabird by-catch: BirdLife International has joined forces with its New Zeala...

New Zealand’s Globally Threatened endemic Parkinson's Petrel (Credit: Terry Greene/NZ Department of Conservation) BirdLife International has joined forces with its New Zealand Partner Forest & Bird to remind their government there of its responsibilities towards reducing the toll of seabirds in the country’s fisheries. New Zealand’s Ministry of Fisheries recently released a draft seabird by-catch policy to replace a National Plan of Action for Seabirds. The draft policy offers no concrete steps to reduce the by-catch of seabirds, which in a risk assessment report done for the ministry is estimated at between 22,200 and 40,900 annually within New Zealand’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The risk assessment estimates 21 of the 64 seabird species examined are at risk from the level of incidental by-catch. BirdLife International and Forest & Bird made a joint submission to the...

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/09/birdlife-speaks...

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