Humpback whale caught in fishing nets in the Mediterranean

A humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) dies on May 26 on the seaside of Tavernes de Valldigna, Valencia, a week after being released in Mallorca from some fishing nets that covered it. -valenciana/2022-05-27/a-25-tonne-whale-dies-off-the-coast-of-valencia-days-after-being-sighted-in-mallorca.html

A needed change in cetacean conservation

In European waters, cetacean conservation tends to focus on direct and obvious threats. Cetacean conservation should go beyond just avoiding further population decline or warding off the extinction of single species. Allowing only the...