News fisherman

The "looming-eyes buoy" is currently being trialled in Estonia © Andres Kalamees

This bizarre floating gadget could save seabirds...

Thu, 26/03/2020
Many seabirds meet their end accidentally tangled in fishing nets. In a brand new approach to this problem, our Partners are studying the way seabirds detect predators, in a bid to use the same techniques to keep them away from netting.

Obituary: Arūnas Grigaitis 1961 – 2020

Wed, 04/03/2020
At BirdLife, we have been greatly saddened to learn of the passing of pioneering Lithuanian fisherman Arūnas Grigaitis while fishing at sea.