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Overfishing Oceans

Less is More: We Need a Global Strategy to End Fishing Overcapacity

Maria Damanaki | Posted 05.12.2014 | Green
Maria Damanaki

We rely on the ocean for food, for transport, for the very air we breathe, but the current systems in place for governing and managing its resources are not fit for purpose.

The Bottom Line: Five Myths About Fishing

Lee Crockett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lee Crockett

Few myths about the management of our nation's ocean resources are as pernicious as the allegation that the environmental community wants to "end fishing as we know it." This claim is simply untrue.

The View from the Animal Side: Speaking Up for a Whale Safe World

Terrie M. Williams | Posted 12.26.2012 | College
Terrie M. Williams

In a world in desperate need of people banding together to preserve nature, why has the issue of conserving the animals of the oceans become so contentious?

Plenty of Fish in the Sea?

Heather Tierney | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home
Heather Tierney

The main culprit of fish depletion is still that we consume more fish than nature can replenish. In the end, it is only government and legislators that can help mitigate the problem.

Coastal Countries Step Up for Sharks

Matt Rand | Posted 01.17.2012 | Green
Matt Rand

Since the 90s, growing demand for shark products, specifically fins, has coincided with serious population declines for a number of shark species throughout the world.