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September 2013

Salmon Protection Advocates File Lawsuit Against Flawed Marin County Streamside Ordinance

By Uncategorized

First Coho Salmon Spawners of the Season Spotted in Lagunitas Creek. SAN RAFAEL, Calif.– Salmon protection groups filed a lawsuit today against Marin County for adopting a flawed “streamside conservation ordinance” that lacks science-based measures to protect salmon streams and habitat. The ordinance allows excessive development along streams that are critical to the survival of endangered coho salmon.

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President Obama Urged to Impose Trade Sanctions on Mexico Fisheries

By Sea Turtles

MEXICO CITY— As President Obama raises thorny trade issues in Mexico today, U.S. conservation groups are calling on him to tackle fisheries reform as well. Coinciding with the president’s trip to Mexico this week, the groups formally urged him to impose trade sanctions against Mexico if the country doesn’t take immediate action to stop its massive endangered loggerhead sea turtle bycatch.

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