100 Reasons to Say ‘No’ to Drift Gillnet Fishing
Pacific leatherback sea turtles, sperm whales, dolphins and a wide array of marine life that thrive off of California’s shores are all threatened by just one wasteful fishery – the California drift gillnet fishery for swordfish. Tell fishery officials to end the use of gillnet gear in California, and vote ‘no’ on any proposals that aim to expand this deadly practice or open up protected coastal waters that shelter endangered sea turtles and marine mammals.
Please join us in our efforts to protect sea turtles and California’s coastal waters by submitting comments to the Chair of the Pacific Fisheries Management Council Dorothy Lowman by March 12, 2014.
Please submit your comments below.
(Tip: The most effective letters are personalized)
Photo Credit: Gabriel Barathieu