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Fishing Gear Bycatch

The Bottom Line: A Creative Solution to a Persistent Problem

Lee Crockett | Posted 11.24.2012 | Green
Lee Crockett

For 30 years, fisheries experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have tried to protect western Atlantic bluefin tuna from surface longlines in the Gulf of Mexico, the severely depleted fish's only known spawning area.

Millions Of Turtles Killed By Fishing Gear Over Past Two Decades

BBC News | Richard Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Millions of marine turtles have been killed over the past two decades through entrapment in fishing gear, according to a global survey....