Secret Images Reveal Grisly Deaths Of Sea Lions In Fishing Nets

The Daily Telegraph Australia 2013-05-13: THE Federal Government has refused to release video showing endangered sea lions and other marine mammals entangled and drowned in shark fishing nets. Following a 12-month battle with the Government,The Advertiser won an appeal for still images from the videos to be released after complaining about their secret status to the Information Commissioner and agreeing to keep secret the identities of the fishermen and vessels. The Federal Government said its attempt to hide the pictures was to protect the safety of fishermen involved. The images show traumatised Australian sea lions, including pups, many with cut and… more »

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2 Responses to Secret Images Reveal Grisly Deaths Of Sea Lions In Fishing Nets

  1. narhvalur says:

    Thank you for reblogging! Ann

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