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Artisanal Fishers in West Africa Outmatch Industrial Fleet in Size and Engine Power, Still Catch Less Fish

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Artisanal Fishers in West Africa Outmatch Industrial Fleet in Size and Engine Power, Still Catch Less Fish

Source: Hakai Magazine/Munyaradzi Makoni - June 20, 2017

West Africa’s artisanal fishing fleet has grown in size and engine power to the point where it now dwarfs the region’s industrial fleet. Yet despite more…

For the Sake of the Environment, Global Diets Need to Change

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For the Sake of the Environment, Global Diets Need to Change

Source: Phys.org/Institute of Physics - June 19, 2017

Reducing meat consumption and using more efficient farming methods globally are essential to stave off irreversible damage to the environmental, a new study says.

The more…

Trump Administration Cancels Proposed By-catch Limits on Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles

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Trump Administration Cancels Proposed By-catch Limits on Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles

Source: Los Angeles Times/Dan Weikel - June 15, 2017

The Trump administration announced Monday that it has canceled proposed limits on the number of endangered whales, dolphins and sea turtles that can be killed more…

A Win-Win: Holistic Fisheries Management Makes Ecosystems Healthy And People Wealthy

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A Win-Win: Holistic Fisheries Management Makes Ecosystems Healthy And People Wealthy

Source: Phys.org/Kevin Dennehy/Yale University - June 8, 2017

Economists agree that natural ecosystems store large quantities of wealth, but the challenge of measuring that wealth has prevented it from being included in typical more…

Ocean Warming Predicted to Shift Commercially Important Fish Species in Northeast US

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Ocean Warming Predicted to Shift Commercially Important Fish Species in Northeast US

Source: Phys.org/NOAA Headquarters - May 31, 2017

Scientists using a high-resolution global climate model and historical observations of species distributions on the Northeast U.S. Shelf have found that commercially important species will more…

You Are What You Eat: How U.S. Production of Land Food Versus Seafood is Changing

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You Are What You Eat: How U.S. Production of Land Food Versus Seafood is Changing

Source: Hakai Magazine/Paul Greenberg - May 23, 2017

This spring, two striking things happened in the United States: one on land, the other at sea.

On land, farmers planted a record area of more…

In a Perfect World Anchovies Could be the Silver Bullet for Malnutrition in Peru

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In a Perfect World Anchovies Could be the Silver Bullet for Malnutrition in Peru

Source: Hakai Magazine/Lily Strelich - May 19, 2017

On a soccer field 3,000 meters above sea level, Quechua healthcare workers with Sacred Valley Health attach a measuring tape to a goalpost. One by more…

Unborn Ray Babies Traumatized When Mothers Caught in Fishing Gear

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Unborn Ray Babies Traumatized When Mothers Caught in Fishing Gear

Souce: Phys.org/Monash University - May 16, 2017

The stress of unintentional fishing capture has a detrimental impact not only on pregnant rays, but also their unborn offspring, research that is the first more…

UN Ocean Conference Seeks to Cut $35 Billion in Global Fisheries Subsidies

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UN Ocean Conference Seeks to Cut $35 Billion in Global Fisheries Subsidies

Source: UN News Centre - May 12, 2017

Harmful fishing subsidies that contribute to overfishing are estimated to be as high as $35 billion, fisheries experts from the United Nations trade and development more…

An Invisible Fishing Fleet: The Crucial Role of Women in World Fisheries

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An Invisible Fishing Fleet: The Crucial Role of Women in World Fisheries

Source: Hakai Magazine/Ilima Loomis - May 8, 2017

Nearly half of all fisheries workers worldwide are thought to be women, yet much of their work—and their catch—goes undocumented and unnoticed. That is the more…