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Near Collapse of Gulf of Maine Cod Leads to Fishing Ban

Carl Safina | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

The situation for New England's iconic fish is sad. It is sad that it has come to this. And it is sad that there is so much distrust among scientists, managers and fishermen in New England. But there is a lesson to learn here.

What a Fisherman Can Teach the Alpha Male and Woman

Amancay Tapia | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Amancay Tapia

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk Walk around some areas of Central London on a weekday and you will notice the alpha male and female. They are the p...

"Rocky Mountain Guy"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima I have long been told, by people too numerous to mention, including members of my own family, to take a hike. But because of the rare...

Beloved Dad's Memory Lives On Through Special Message In A Bottle From His Family

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.15.2014 | Good News

This fisherman's soul will forever remain at sea, thanks to a special message in a bottle created by his family. When California native Melvin Stan...

Did You Hear the One About the Serious Environmentalist?

Keith Gaby | Posted 03.18.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

If you spend time with environmental activists, you'll find that most of us don't fit the stereotype. We won't scold you for driving the wrong car or turning up the heat on a cold day, and we probably tell more jokes about ourselves than any else.

Shutdown Keeps 'Deadliest Catch' Fishery Closed

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 12.16.2013 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's multimillion-dollar red king crab season opened Tuesday, but most of the participating boats remained at dock beca...

Gulf Rig Fire Is Deja Vu for Fishermen Still Reeling From BP Disaster

Rocky Kistner | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Rocky Kistner

It's been a little over three years since they plugged the volcano of oil that flowed for three months out of the mile-deep BP well, but fishermen say they are still feeling its devastating impacts.

Unorthodox Conservation

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 02.17.2013 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

The Nature Conservancy works with unlikely allies to create economically and environmentally sustainable solutions. Brian Stranko, our north and central coast regional director, explains how we develop creative approaches to complex problems to get the job done.

Stranded Fisherman Credits Shark For Saving His Life

Posted 09.19.2012 | World

A Kiribati fisherman and father of six who spent about three and a half months adrift at sea in a wooden boat has credited a shark with saving his lif...

Humans Were Catching Tuna Many, Many Years Ago

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- Humans were expert deep-sea fishermen as far back as 42,000 years ago, hauling in tuna, sharks and barracudas, new research suggests. ...

WATCH: Fisherman Offers New Details About Robyn Gardner's Disappearance

Posted 10.26.2011 | Crime

A fisherman in Aruba says he saw the man suspected of Robyn Gardner's disappearance driving erratically and appearing to be drunk on the day the Ameri...

Meet The 'Spillionaires' Who Got Rich From BP's Oil Spill

ProPublica | Kim Barker | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

The oil spill that was once expected to bring economic ruin to the Gulf Coast appears to have delivered something entirely different: a gusher of mone...

375-Pound Shark Leaps Into Fisherman's Boat

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.31.2011 | Green

FREEPORT, Texas (AP) — It's the catch of a lifetime, but it's not clear whether a Texas fisherman landed an 8-foot shark or it landed him. (Scroll d...

Miracle At Sea: Australian Fisherman Survives 8-Hour Swim

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Australian fisherman has survived a chilling overboard ordeal after he was knocked off his boat by a rogue wave into shark-infested waters without ...

ADVENTURE ART: Deadliest Catch Star Corey Arnold Lives and Photographs A Fisherman's Life

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Deadliest Catch star Corey Arnold is a photographer who lives, eats, and sleeps his art- an artist living a truly alternative life. Arnold lives on a...

Clam Boat Fisherman Blistered, Sickened After Crew Pulls Aboard Canisters Of Mustard Agent Off Long Island

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BOSTON — State and federal officials worked Tuesday to decontaminate a clam boat anchored in isolation off Massachusetts after it dredged up old...

Gulf Businesses Facing A Lost Summer

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — A stack of business cards for tourists sits on a countertop beside the cash register at Zeke's Marina on the Alabama shore....

Low Gulf Oil Spill Size Estimate Could Save BP Millions Of Dollars In Court

McClatchy | Marisa Taylor, Renee Schoof and Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- BP's estimate that only 5,000 barrels of oil are leaking daily from a well in the Gulf of Mexico, which the Obama administration hasn't ...

When Art and Activism Spill Over in Nashville: "Head for the Hills"

Molly Secours | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Molly Secours

That a great song was written in Music City, USA is certainly no news flash but it doesn't begin and end there. Griffin House has written a rather powerful song called "Head for the Hills" about the recent Nashville floods and the oil spill in Louisiana.

Gulf Oil Spill: Unemployed Fishermen Struggling To Get By

AP | VICKI SMITH and HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HOPEDALE, La. — Manuel Meyer was forbidden from dropping his crab traps in the Gulf, and he couldn't just sit at home. He made his way to Breton...

Al Barette, Alaska Board Of Game Nominee, Skins Wolf (VIDEO): Legislature To Vote On Confirmation Friday

AP | By MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)-- The newest member of the Alaska Board of Game is facing some opposition because of an online video of him skinning a wolf and...

Erin Brockovich Oil Spill Visit Planned: Fishermen Sickened By Dispersant Contact Advocate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUMA, La. — Environmental and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich will be in southern Louisiana to speak to people who say they've been sickened ...

Pastor Dreams of Turning Infamous Alaskan Bar Into Shelter

Huffington Post | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In remote Dutch Harbor Alaska, a fishing island 800 miles from Anchorage, Pastor John Honan has a dream. He hopes to convert the Elbow Room, one of th...

Sacramento Fisherman Arrested In Sea Lion Shooting

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities arrested a Sacramento fisherman Saturday in connection to shooting a sea lion in the head. California game war...

Thousands Of Dolphins And Whales Killed Between Oct and March In Japan

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TAIJI, Japan �" Taiji reveals its Janus face as soon as you emerge from the road tunnel on the town's periphery. Bottlenoses leap out of the water i...