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Fisheries

Teaching the Kids to Fish: How a Mentorship Program Brings Scientists and Fishermen Together to Train the Next Generation

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Teaching the Kids to Fish: How a Mentorship Program Brings Scientists and Fishermen Together to Train the Next Generation

Source: Hakai Magazine/John Cappetta - October 20, 2017

Peter Halmay is 76, but retirement is the furthest thing from his mind. He works six days a week diving for sea urchins, organizing his more…

Bycatch Deemed Responsible for Decline of Endangered New Zealand Sea Lion

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Bycatch Deemed Responsible for Decline of Endangered New Zealand Sea Lion

Source: Science Daily/University of Otago - October 16, 2017

Getting caught in fishing nets is a major cause of death for the increasingly endangered New Zealand sea lion, according to new research from the more…

Gender Roles Among Fish Traders in Coastal Kenya Linked to Fisheries Sustainability

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Gender Roles Among Fish Traders in Coastal Kenya Linked to Fisheries Sustainability

Source: Science Daily/Wildlife Conservation Society - September 28, 2017

A new WCS study, published in the journal Ecosystem Health and Sustainability, of fish traders in coastal Kenya shows that women largely occupied fisheries with the more…

Diversifying Catch Means More Stable Income for Fishermen

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Diversifying Catch Means More Stable Income for Fishermen

Source: Phys.org/University of Washington - September 20, 2017

Catching a diversity of fish species—instead of specializing—means more stable income for fishers.

For people who make a living by harvesting natural resources, income volatility is a more…

Small-Scale Fisheries: BIG Impact on World Oceans, But Crucial Source of Protein

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Small-Scale Fisheries: BIG Impact on World Oceans, But Crucial Source of Protein

Source: Phys.org/University of British Columbia - September 18, 2017

A new UBC study has found that small-scale fisheries may have a much larger impact on ocean ecosystems than previously thought, due to a lack more…

How Climate Change is Challenging the Survival of Fish Across the World

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How Climate Change is Challenging the Survival of Fish Across the World

Source: Science Daily/University of Washington - September 18, 2017

Climate change will force many amphibians, mammals and birds to move to cooler areas outside their normal ranges, provided they can find space and a more…

The Old Fish and The Sea: Overfishing Targets Larger, Older Fish Leaving Fewer in the Ocean

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The Old Fish and The Sea: Overfishing Targets Larger, Older Fish Leaving Fewer in the Ocean

Source: Hakai Magazine/Julia Rosen - September 18, 2017

Old is a relative term for fish. A sardine might be lucky to live a few years, while a rougheye rockfish can swish through the more…

Sea Shepherd Activists Detain Illegal Chinese Shark Fishing Boats for Timor-Leste Police

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Sea Shepherd Activists Detain Illegal Chinese Shark Fishing Boats for Timor-Leste Police

Source: The Guardian/Michael Slezak - September 14, 2017

The ocean activist group Sea Shepherd says it has delivered armed Timor-Lestepolice on to a Chinese-owned fishing vessel in a dawn raid and is detaining the more…

Brexit Complicates Life for French Fishermen, Leaving Many Worried About Their Future

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Brexit Complicates Life for French Fishermen, Leaving Many Worried About Their Future

Source: NPR/Joanna Kakissis - September 14, 2017

France's busiest port, Boulougne-sur-Mer, sits just across the English Channel from Britain, in the Calais region.

Seagulls glide above scores of brightly painted boats docking to unload the more…

Guardians of the Coast: British Columbia’s Coastal First Nations Join Forces to Safeguard their Waters

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Guardians of the Coast: British Columbia’s Coastal First Nations Join Forces to Safeguard their Waters

Source: Hakai Magazine/Shanna Baker - September 11, 2017

Skipper Bob Martin strides through the cabin and, before stepping up to the controls to ease the Northern Lights away from the dock, turns back to the more…