Solomon Islanders kill more than 1,600 dolphins for their teeth

Residents of a village where dolphin teeth are used for currency killed 1,600 of the animals in 2013 alone, and researchers are calling for urgent monitoring

The Guardian

Last updated on 13 May 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Solomon Islands
Region: 
Oceania
South Pacific
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species group: 
Marine mammals