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'Hotspots' call in Wales to protect marine life

A series of hotspots should be created in Wales to preserve marine life, experts have said.

The Wildlife Trusts has identified four specific areas - vital for dolphins, whales and basking sharks - which it says need legal protection.

The trusts' chief executive officer Rachel Sharp told BBC Radio Wales' Felicity Evans sites are under threat from pollution, commercial fishing and wind farms.

  • 04 Nov 2014
  • From the section Wales
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