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White House Takes on Illegal Fishing

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White House Takes on Illegal Fishing

Source: National Geographic/Brian Clark Howard - December 18, 2014

A White House task force issued new recommendations Tuesday to combat the growing problem of illegal fishing and to make it easier to tell if the fish on your plate was legally caught and imported.
The recommendations are designed to block the import of illegally caught fish and to improve traceability and transparency in the $500 billion more…

New Washington State Record for Oldest Fish

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New Washington State Record for Oldest Fish

Source: Phys.org/Shannon Verhagen - December 18, 2014

Commercial fisherman Tony Little caught WA's oldest fish on record in the deep waters of Two People's Canyon, off the coast of Albany.

The 84-year-old more…

The City of the Future: Ocean Spiral

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The City of the Future: Ocean Spiral

Source: The Weather Channel/Eric Zerkel - December 18, 2014

If the seas are rising, why not seek refuge below the surface?

That's the basic premise behind Ocean Spiral, an audacious more…

Alternatives to Shark Fishing in Indonesia

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Alternatives to Shark Fishing in Indonesia

Source: AFP/Olivia Rondonuwu - December 18, 2014

Sharks are hauled ashore every day at a busy market on the central Indonesian island of Lombok, the hub of a booming trade that provides more…

White House Takes on Illegal Fishing

Photo: José Luis Roca/AFP photo/Scanpix

White House Takes on Illegal Fishing

Source: National Geographic/Brian Clark Howard - December 18, 2014

A White House task force issued new recommendations Tuesday to combat the growing problem of illegal fishing and to make it easier to tell if the fish more…

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The Ocean’s Recycling Problem

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The Ocean’s Recycling Problem

Source: The Daily Catch/Rob Foos - December 17, 2014

Last week, a study made headlines in nearly every major news outlet when it revealed the shocking amount of plastic floating in the world’s oceans. more…

Warming Ocean Could Trigger Release of Seafloor Methane

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Warming Ocean Could Trigger Release of Seafloor Methane

Source: UW Today/Hannah Hickey - December 11, 2014

Off the West Coast of the United States, methane gas is trapped in frozen layers below the seafloor. New research from the University of Washington more…

The Plastisphere

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The Plastisphere

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - December 18, 2014

Recent studies by a collaboration of research scientists, institutions and vessels have discovered a new ecological habitat: microbes colonizing and thriving on reefs 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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