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Fishing Industry

How The Gulf Oil Spill Will Affect Chicago Diners

Chicago News Cooperative | BEN GOLDBERGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On a damp morning last Friday, Maureen Fitzgerald pulled four fish out of a paper bag. "This looks beautiful," she said, pointing to the clear eyes of...

Flood Waters Pose Yet Another Threat to Louisiana's Fishermen

Take Part | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But the connection between Nashville and New Orleans has gone largely unreported. The abundance of water from the floods has to eventually go somewher...

Call for Social Networking Reports on Deepwater Horizon Oil Impacts

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

With ordinary citizens inputting real-time photos and testimony, the general public will have the opportunity to experience first hand what is really happening in the Gulf of Mexico and along its shores.

Gulf Coast Seafood: Fishing Industry Threatened Indefinitely

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — As a giant oil slick lapped at southeastern Louisiana's ecologically sensitive coast, chefs, restaurant owners and seafood dealers...

Defense Mobilizes Louisiana National Guard to Fight BP Oil Spill

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

The US Defense Department authorized the deployment of the Louisiana National Guard to help local communities in the cleanup and removal of oil. Whether critical habitats can be protected from contamination is the question of the hour.

The BP Oil Spill: Spilt Milk

Matt Rigney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Rigney

The destruction that has hit the Gulf of Mexico is minuscule compared to what industrial fishing does to the world's oceans every day.

Gulf Fisherman On Oil Spill: 'Our Way Of Life Is Over. It's The End, The Apocalypse'

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The best hope for stopping the flow of oil from the blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico has been compared to hittin...

LIVEBLOG: Public Meeting on Asian Carp Threat to Great Lakes

Scott Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Scott Dodd

Federal officials want to assure the public that they're serious about stopping the dreaded Asian carp from infesting the Great Lakes and destroying i...

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.