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Fish Populations

'Bad News' As Cod Nearly Disappear From Key Fishery

AP | By PATRICK WHITTLE | Posted 10.10.2014 | Green

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The level of codfish spawning in one of the most critical fisheries in the Northeast U.S. is at an all-time low, putting more...

Overfishing, Pollution Leave Turkish Waters Bare

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green

By Ali Morrow ISTANBUL, Feb 10 (Reuters) - "Balik ekmek! Balik ekmek!" (Fish bread! Fish bread!) yell the vendors tucked under Istanb...

Booming Asian Economies Threaten World Fish Stock

AP | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home

MANILA, Philippines -- Rising wealth in Asia and fishing subsidies are among factors driving overexploitation of the world's fish resources, while fis...

NOAA Releases Annual Overfishing Report

Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has come out with its 2010 Status Of Stocks [pdf] report. The report is like a State of the...

The State of the Oceans: In Crisis (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

A report by the Pew Oceans Commission contains a slew of data on the dilapidated condition of US waterways. Among the threats are disappearing marshes, invasive species of fish, and all manner of pollutants.

Will Obama Support the Bluefin Tuna Ban?

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

The European Parliament agreed to support a ban on trading bluefin today despite fears by nations like Greece, Spain, and Malta, whose fisherman would be most affected.