Author Explores Debate Over Whales in Fishing Gear – Tensions Rise Amid Whale Deaths, Lawsuits, and Proposed Regulations
BAR HARBOR, ME – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several endangered right whales have been found dead in recent months, prompting federal officials to move quickly to propose sweeping new regulations on fisheries and shipping. Whale advocates and fishermen are again at odds in the debate over the critically endangered whale. In her new book, ‘Entanglements: The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen,’ Tora Johnson digs into the conflict over whale protection and lends insight into new developments. On tour this summer, Johnson will offer background on the issue and discuss recent developments.