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Industrial fishing ushers the albatross closer to extinction

Friday 1 Feb 19 11:00am

Although 15 out of 22 albatross species are considered endangered, just 15 per centof industrial fishing vessels take the precautionary step of putting their lines down at night

INDUSTRIAL FISHINGvessels that accidentally kill tens of thousands of albatrosses each year routinely ignore regulations designed to save the birds from extinction, according to research.

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