A single longline vessel fishing in New Zealand was responsible for the deaths of 36 albatrosses, including 12 Chatham Albatrosses, a Critically Endangered species more threatened than the Mountain Gorilla, Giant Panda, or Snow Leopard. Considering that, according to BirdLife International, 19 of the world’s 22 species of albatross are now threatened with extinction, unregulated longlining should be prohibited immediately.
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