Blue Planet Society (@Seasaver )

Blue Planet Society

Bio Volunteer pressure group campaigning to end the overexploitation of the world’s ocean. 🐠🦈🐳🐙🦀🐬
Location England, United Kingdom
Tweets 70,3K
Followers 177,9K
Following 3,6K
Account created 26-02-2009 16:41:10
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Twitter Web App : *Update: Stingray caught by angler. Once landed the animal became unhooked and as it was being returned to the water the angler was slashed by the tail barb and ended up in hospital facebook.com/BluePlanetSoc/…

Twitter Web App : Whatever your viewpoint this is a unique opportunity that must be grasped. eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2…

Twitter Web App : 20) The plankton is a world of weird and wonderful creatures with astonishing adaptations for their survival. Here, #DavidAttenborough describes the alien-like zoea larvae of crabs that look nothing like the adult animal they will become. ZEISS Microscopy

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Twitter Web App : Trev They are 'protected' by law in most countries. Protected from the fishing industry is a completely different matter. Even in so-called 'developed' countries protected species are regularly slaughtered by the fishing industry legally.

Twitter Web App : Some people may not be aware that common stingrays visit UK waters in the summer months. It has been reported to us that this specimen washed up on Warsash beach, Hampshire over the weekend. Unfortunately the person who tried to assist...~> facebook.com/BluePlanetSoc/…

Twitter Web App : At the risk of appearing cynical it's not beyond the realms of possibility that these fishers used the endangered whale shark as a living FAD (fish aggregating device) and deliberately set the purse seine net (for tuna we presume) around it. therakyatpost.com/2020/07/14/wha…

Twitter Web App : The result of discarded/lost fishing gear. A lobster creel with two drowned fledgling shags. Such a waste. #fishing #litter.

Twitter Web App : Change 'fish' to 'wildlife' and this headline would accurately convey the message that there is a very real threat to these animals. #FishAreWildlife dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8…

Twitter Web App : Yes large FISH like swordfish, bluefin tuna, sunfish and others that visit UK waters are as exciting to see as terrestrial wildlife. If only we stopped eating them and started appreciating them. #FishAreWildlife edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/weather/k…

Twitter Web App : 'Mangrove restoration on tropical coastlines offers a quick way to generate jobs in seeding and planting, and returns of about $3 for every $1 spent' theguardian.com/environment/20…

Twitter Web App : At first glace, you may think this is a nice picture of a #grasshopper. Look again. Seeing this insect sat in the middle of some AstroTurf in a back #garden in #London today was somewhat sobering. If we don’t change the way we see our #gardens, we may soon need fake insects too..

Twitter Web App : My first ever trip to Ripple GPs was ruined by an out of control spaniel swimming out to the island and eating a Great Crested Grebe nest. This shows how destructive dogs are to our wild birds and even island nesters are not safe. Worcester Birding RareBirdAlertUK BirdGuides

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Twitter Web App : Spotted an interesting new species of jellyfish at the beach yesterday. Another reason to boost anti #plasticpollution campaigns...

Android : A new analysis reveals that the death rate at fish farms has risen faster than salmon production. 13.5 per cent of the annual harvest died prematurely in 2019, compared to 3.1 per cent in 2002.

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Twitter Web App : Companies, PepsiCo & Coca-Cola claim to care about the environment. But for every sample brand check Ive tried out, theyre the leading plastic polluters.

Instead of taking action to #EndPlasticPollution, theyre extending the blame to consumers.

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