Dolphins used as bait for sharks
October 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
5014848444Dolphins used as bait for sharksITV News has obtained footage proving - for the first time - that fishermen in South America are illegally hunting dolphins. Environmentalists believe thousands of the animals are slaughtered every year, with their meat being used as bait for sharks. The practice was filmed 100 kilometres off the coast of Peru. (Credit: Pulitzer Center, Jim Wickens)2013-10-20 17:11:00disabled2365103914213587Trump grapples with campaign promises on environmentAt the March for Science in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, speakers and attendees expressed concern over President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and other science programs. Coral Davenport, reporter at The New York Times, joins Hari Sreenivasan for a closer look at the Trump administration’s environmental policies.2017-04-22 12:00 amhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/RTX1DTLH-e1492984729212-320x196.jpg3000259731_9cFzMyr-8M213581Scientists consider running for officeAs President Donald Trump’s administration proposes cuts to science programs across the country, some scientists and engineers are considering whether they should run for elected office. One of the biggest worries, some say, is whether revealing their partisan politics could jeopardize their science careers. The NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson reports.2017-04-22 02:53 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/scientists_office-320x196.jpg3000259139J9g0y6GBPJQ213326Scientists dive into the political frayIs the scientific community finding its political voice? As the March for Science approaches, science correspondent Miles O’Brien meets with researchers who are venturing into the political fray to keep their profession alive.2017-04-19 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/science-320x196.jpg30001998008KoRcP0CwQc
ITV News has obtained footage proving - for the first time - that fishermen in South America are illegally hunting dolphins. Environmentalists believe thousands of the animals are slaughtered every year, with their meat being used as bait for sharks.
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