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Fisheries

Fish As Food: A Love Affair, Issues Included

Dr. Daniel Pauly | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Pauly

The novelty of seafood has gradually decreased as it turned out to have health issues, legal issues and ethical issues.

Attention Tuna Lovers: See Red When Thinking Blue

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

The U.S. government must make greater efforts to ban the bluefin tuna trade entirely. Such an effort would finally give the tuna a chance to recover.

Heading to Rhode Island Tomorrow in Support of a National Oceans Policy

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

A national ocean policy will help New York, the East Coast and the entire country better address all of these issues that affect its ocean and its Great Lakes resources.

Power Plants Don't Have to Suck (Literally)

Steve Fleischli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Fleischli

Collectively, the power industry sucks in approximately 80 trillion gallons of water annually to cool their equipment. In the process, they kill on a massive scale fish, larvae and other aquatic organisms.

Alaska Fisherman Send Labor Day SOS-Call For Action to Protect Jobs, Fisheries from Climate Change's Evil Twin

Celia Alario | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Celia Alario

More than 100 fishing boats, sail boats, skiffs and kayaks took to the waters Sunday to draw attention the threat of ocean acidification.

Lobster Wars Turn Violent In Maine

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MATINICUS ISLAND, Maine — Life here is defined by the ocean. It's the ocean that feeds the livelihoods of the lobstermen. It's the ocean that di...

Fish For Our Future

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

The oceans are incredibly resilient. Given a chance to recover, they can produce a remarkable abundance of marine life -- much more than we see today.

Slow Fish on Martha's Vineyard: Uh, How Does That Work, Exactly?

Susie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susie Middleton

Even if you only add one night of fish to your dinner repertoire each week, you're cutting down on your carbon footprint, adding beneficial Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet, and casting a vote against bad beef.

Protecting the Earth's Blue Heart

Sylvia Earle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sylvia Earle

Obama's new ocean policy task force, launched in June, is exactly what is needed: a coherent national policy based on science and informed by local economic interests.

Fresh Hope For World's Fisheries

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There is fresh hope that the world's depleted fisheries can be saved from collapse, says a team of researchers. They said that efforts introduced t...

Eating Fish, Eating What?

Trey Borzillieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Trey Borzillieri

The average consumer is so uninformed about fish that looking through the glass case and pointing is like hitting a button on a vending machine with signage in a foreign language.

Federal Bailout Won't Make A Dent in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Problems

Brooke-Sidney Gavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brooke-Sidney Gavins

The Delta, which provides water to nearly two-thirds of all Californians and is suffering from a three year drought, may not have a federal bailout after all.

The LIEonization of Alaska Senator Ted Stevens

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

The wrongs of the Bush DOJ do not make Ted Stevens innocent nor do they exonerate him. The attempts to make him a martyr by local right wing apologists are pathetic.

Using Markets to Make Fisheries Sustainable

Robert Stavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Stavins

What has long been considered the obvious answer to collapsing fisheries -- restrictions on fishing -- has been shown time and time again to be the wrong answer. The right answer is enlightened use of markets.

Guaranteeing Fish To Fisherman Helps Protect Fisheries

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — One way to help prevent overfishing may be to guarantee each fisherman a specified share of the catch, according to a new report. C...