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The Patriot Ledger – OUR OPINION: Save the whales, but don’t kill lobster fishing

20131005_162959At the core of the dispute is the claim by NOAA, the National Marine Fisheries Service and others that the whales traversing the seas not far from our coasts are increasingly at risk of becoming snared by the trap lines and other gear of lobster fishing as they surface and dive while foraging for food. But NOAA hasn’t outlined the specific data showing the need for such action,,, Read more here 13:38