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August 19, 1999 | From Associated Press
Environmental groups sued Wednesday to block a federal decision allowing tuna to be sold as dolphin-safe even when it is caught with the huge, encircling nets once blamed for killing hundreds of thousands of dolphins. "It's a death warrant for dolphins," said Sam LaBudde, a marine biologist who led the dolphin safe campaign in the 1980s after posing as a cook on a Mexican tuna boat for six months and videotaping the slaughter.
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August 19, 1999 | From Associated Press
Environmental groups sued Wednesday to block a federal decision allowing tuna to be sold as dolphin-safe even when it is caught with the huge, encircling nets once blamed for killing hundreds of thousands of dolphins. "It's a death warrant for dolphins," said Sam LaBudde, a marine biologist who led the dolphin safe campaign in the 1980s after posing as a cook on a Mexican tuna boat for six months and videotaping the slaughter.
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April 30, 1999 | From Associated Press
Federal officials said Thursday a new standard for the decade-long "dolphin safe" label on cans of tuna will help spur international efforts to protect dolphins. Critics insisted more dolphins will be killed. The Commerce Department issued a standard Thursday that allows the use of the "dolphin safe" label on tuna caught with huge encircling nets. Historically these nets have ensnarled many dolphins.
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April 30, 1999 | From Associated Press
Federal officials said Thursday a new standard for the decade-long "dolphin safe" label on cans of tuna will help spur international efforts to protect dolphins. Critics insisted more dolphins will be killed. The Commerce Department issued a standard Thursday that allows the use of the "dolphin safe" label on tuna caught with huge encircling nets. Historically these nets have ensnarled many dolphins.
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