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Sea Birds Fish Another Day

From: Pat Maxwell
Series: September 2008 - Isla Earth Radio Series
Length: 01:30

If you're an endangered albatross, I have good news. You can fish without fear! Okay, maybe just less fear. Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-1 If you're an endangered albatross, I have good news. You can fish without fear! Okay, maybe just less fear. But the good news is, some fishing fleets in the Atlantic and Pacific are now actively avoiding snaring seabirds while both the fleets and the birds are fishing. And just in time...

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Piece Description

If you're an endangered albatross, I have good news. You can fish without fear! Okay, maybe just less fear. But the good news is, some fishing fleets in the Atlantic and Pacific are now actively avoiding snaring seabirds while both the fleets and the birds are fishing. And just in time...