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Over Fishing

Can Ocean Health Be Saved Through Underwater Apps?

Brett Greene | Posted 11.25.2014 | Denver
Brett Greene

On the last EcoWatch report card our oceans received a "D" grade. This grade is based on factors including pollution, overfishing and the impacts of climate change, biodiversity, carbon storage, coastal protection, clean waters, natural products, coastal livelihoods, economies, tourism and recreation.

$53 Million for Fish

Peter Neill | Posted 04.28.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Recently, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the enormous charitable foundation of New York City's former mayor, Michael Bloomberg, announced its Vibrant Ocean...

Yes, That Is Melanie Laurent Nude With Shellfish

Susan Michals | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

Taken by Italian fashion photographer Alan Gelati, the above image of Laurent will be on display with photos of other notables, including Simon Callow, and Michael Gambon

Life After the Tsunami: Still Loving the Sea

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

In 2004, the Tsunami that hit Sri Lanka killed eight members of this small fishing family. Yet today they still fish, because they have to do it to survive.

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.

New Study: Catch Shares Can Conserve Fish and Fishing Jobs

Matt Rand | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green
Matt Rand

It may seem counter-intuitive for an environmentalist to say this, but what we've learned is that giving fishermen a stake in protecting the oceans is by far the most effective away to turn declining fisheries around."

You Probably Won't Be Eating Much Cod Next Year

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2012 | Home

By Jason McLure LITTLETON, N.H., Aug 30 (Reuters) -- New England fishing quotas for cod, haddock and yellowtail flounder may be cut by ...

Protecting Sharks From Senseless Slaughter

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

When humans brutally massacre sharks for their fins (finning them alive and throwing them back into the sea) food webs unravel.

Action Plan for Nation's First-Ever Ocean Policy Imminent

Sarah Chasis | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Sarah Chasis

It's time to make protecting ocean health our new year's resolution. Thankfully, our new national ocean policy offers a bright start for our ocean future.

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.

1 Fish, 2 Fish, Now There's No Fish

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

We mine the depths of our polluted oceans for food. We're fishing and consuming unsustainable amounts of seafood using irresponsible practices.