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Fishing Gear 101: Trawls – Bulldozers of the Ocean

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Fishing Gear 101: Trawls – Bulldozers of the Ocean

Source: Safina Center/Elizabeth Brown - February 27, 2015

We are often asked to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones are the most destructive to the ocean. Another frequent question is why our seafood ratings for a particular species differ depending on the fishing method used. To help answer these questions, we decided to create a Fishing Gear 101 blog more…

Fishing Gear 101: Trawls – Bulldozers of the Ocean

Photo: NOAA

Fishing Gear 101: Trawls – Bulldozers of the Ocean

Source: Safina Center/Elizabeth Brown - February 27, 2015

We are often asked to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones are the most destructive to the ocean. Another frequent question more…

Cool Pacific Ocean Offsetting Global Warming

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Cool Pacific Ocean Offsetting Global Warming

Source: Science/Carolyn Gramling - February 27, 2015

Where’s the heat? Greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide, continue to be pumped into the atmosphere, but sometime around 1998, the more…

Celebrate International Polar Bear Day

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Celebrate International Polar Bear Day

Source: The Arctic Journal/Geoff York - February 27, 2015

The primary goal of International Polar Bear Day is to raise public awareness around polar bear conservation, primarily on the most significant threat they face: more…

Overfishing, Slavery and Pirate Fishing Linked to Thailand

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Overfishing, Slavery and Pirate Fishing Linked to Thailand

Source: Undercurrent News/Neil Ramsden - February 27, 2015

International demand for cheap seafood is fueling trade in people, and the collapse of marine ecosystems, according to the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF).

As such, more…

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Advancing a Platform for the Transformation of the High Seas

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Advancing a Platform for the Transformation of the High Seas

January 8, 2015

During a recent trip to Dallas, Ghislaine Maxwell, the Founder and President of The TerraMar Project, delivered a presentation for lifelong learners at The University more…

The Life of Plastic: On the Windward Side

The Life of Plastic: On the Windward Side

Source: The Daily Catch/Elizabeth "Alex" Severino - February 27, 2015

For about half of my life I have heard people explain how important it is to recycle. I have done my share, putting my water more…

China and the Sea

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China and the Sea

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - February 27, 2015

China’s mercantile reach is everywhere. It is a major factor in global trade with the United States and Europe, international monetary activity and more…

Moral Order: The Rise of Luca C Mariner

Moral Order: The Rise of Luca C Mariner

Author: Phil Pauley - September 19, 2014

Welcome to the newest section of The Daily Catch, the TerraMar Book Club. Each month we will feature a new book that has caught our attention, more…

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