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Fishing Industry

One More Thing I Won't Eat (and Why)

Natasha Scripture | Posted 08.26.2014 | Green
Natasha Scripture

Love tuna? Well, it's pretty much extinct thanks to the insatiable human appetite for sushi. Scared of sharks? No problem, we've killed almost all of them.

Wasted Cash in the US Fishing Industry

Ted Danson | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Ted Danson

What if you heard that other fishermen were unintentionally catching large numbers of vulnerable marine animals like dolphins, whales, and sea turtles -- damaging gear and hurting their own bottom lines? Waste on this scale occurs every day in many U.S. fisheries, hurting both fishermen and marine life.

Scuba Attack Shines Light On Controversial Aquarium-Fish Industry

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — A filmed underwater confrontation between an environmentalist who wants to shut down the aquarium-fish industry in Hawaii and a coll...

Why Basically All The Fish We Eat Violates Federal Law

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

A new study [pdf] by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) reveals a startling truth about the seafood that Americans eat: more than 91 percent...

Enemy at the Gates: Asian Carp Breeding in Great Lakes Watershed

OnEarth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
OnEarth

By Jason Bittel, OnEarthFifty years ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service imported a species of Asian carp to Arkansas as part of an initiative to c...

Cruise Ship Carnage

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 11.29.2013 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

The cruise line industry not only wields extraordinary power over the local port's economy but also wreaks devastation on the delicate marine environments.

VIDEO: A Look at Alaska's Wild Salmon

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.11.2013 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For the real deal, there's just nothing like a true wild salmon.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Warming Oceans Throw Fishing Into Flux

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 06.20.2013 | Green

With a limberness that defies his 69 years, Frank Mirarchi heaves himself over the edge of a concrete wharf and steps out onto a slack, downward slopi...

Lucia Graves

Will Hotly Debated Mine Become Alaska's Keystone?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.09.2013 | Green

Kevin McCambly was born and raised in Dillingham, Alaska, just downstream from the proposed Pebble Mine, a massive copper and gold mining project that...

United States and European Union Tackle Illegal Fishing -- From a Shared Vision to Action

Jane Lubchenco | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Jane Lubchenco

Global fisheries provide an important source of healthy food and employment to the world's population. But unsustainable fisheries practices can put the world's fisheries and our food security at risk.

Fish 2.0: Investing in Sustainable Oceans and Fisheries

David Bank | Posted 01.31.2013 | Business
David Bank

The sorry state of the world's oceans is creating investment opportunities in a range of enterprises that are pioneering the sustainable fishing industry of the future.

Hurricane-Walloped Industry Seeks Aid

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.08.2013 | Green

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — While Superstorm Sandy did highly visible damage to homes, boardwalks and roads, it also walloped the Northeastern fishing in...

Catch Shares and Fishing Families

Matt Rand | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
Matt Rand

Industry consolidation continues to be a concern due to climate change and less fish in the sea. Catch shares provide the framework for the future -- and with the right structure and features, can protect fish and fishermen.

Climate Change Could Mean Smaller Fish By Mid-Century

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green

* Human fish supplies from oceans at risk towards 2050-study * Average maximum weights for fish to fall by 14-24 percent ...

'After The Catch': 'Deadliest Catch' Special

Posted 07.04.2012 | TV

On the "Deadliest Catch" special, "After the Catch" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery), stars of the show talked about what it's been like since they los...

'Deadliest Catch': Danger For The Time Bandit

Posted 07.04.2012 | TV

There were some tense times for the crew of the Time Bandit on "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) Tuesday night. It was coming to th...

A Lifeline for Sea Life

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 06.12.2012 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

Sadly, the ocean's dark transformation has already started. Every hour, a million tons of carbon dioxide spewed from cars, factories and power plants rain down on the world's oceans.

Better Than Mayan Calendar, and Perhaps Even Less Probable: Overfishing to End in 2012

Carl Safina | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

A federal law, as amended in 2007, required all U.S. fisheries to have management plans, and catch limits that would end overfishing by 2012. And look what year it is!

One In 3 Spanish Fish Paid For With Public Money, Report Finds

Posted 12.01.2011 | Green

By Kate Willson, Mar Cabra and Marcos García Rey Of The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Decades of overfishing have left Eur...

WATCH: What's Wrong With The Tuna Industry?

Posted 10.15.2011 | Green

Tuna may be a cheap and tasty snack, but where it comes from is another story. Greenpeace wants consumers know to know that there's a dark side to...

Gulf 'Dead Zone' Threatens Seafood, Tourism Industries

Mark Tercek | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green
Mark Tercek

The Gulf of Mexico's "dead zone" -- an area of water where oxygen is depleted, preventing any marine life from surviving -- is now 6,765 square miles wide. That's bigger than the state of Connecticut.

Bird Feathers For Fashion Or Fishing?

Reuters | By Laura Zuckerman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Denver

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - For the first time in 40 years, Philip Greenlee cannot obtain the choice feathers he ties into fishing lures to tempt tr...

Why EPA Needs to Take Charge of Cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gary Liberson, PhD

Tip O'Neill (D-MA), the former Speaker of The House (1977-1987), used to say: "All politics is local." This quote screams out as a cacophony when o...

Larger Predator Fish Rapidly Vanishing

Washington Post | Marc Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Over the past 100 years, some two-thirds of the large predator fish in the ocean have been caught and consumed by humans, and in the decades ahead the...

Deadliest Catch Brooklyn Style: The Fish You Catch in New York City

Aram Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Aram Roston

It is hard to ignore the crisis that has hit the fisheries worldwide, with the warnings of doom coming fast. One grim estimate has it that seafood will disappear from the ocean by 2048.