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2010-06-08 11:49:00

New England Sectors Touted as Well Designed WASHINGTON and BOSTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Environment Group's Lee Crockett, director of Federal Fisheries Policy, and Peter Baker, manager for New England Fisheries Campaigns, today commented on a new study by Ecotrust that found design concerns in the proposed West Coast trawl fishery catch share program.

2010-05-24 13:13:00

Pew Environment Group Urges U.N.

2010-05-13 13:57:20

A new, less selective approach to commercial fishing is needed to ensure the ongoing productivity of marine ecosystems and to maintain biodiversity, according to a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

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2010-05-13 11:17:35

The Wildlife Conservation Society today announced findings from a study showing that closures and gear restrictions implemented in fishing areas can increase fishery revenue and net profits.

2010-05-04 15:41:23

The UK trawl fishing fleet has to work 17 times harder to catch the same amount of fish today as it did when most of its boats were powered by sail, according to new research.

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2010-03-25 09:03:16

A new climate-population model developed by NOAA scientists to study rising ocean temperatures and fishing rates on one East Coast fish population could also forecast the impact of climate change and fishing on other fisheries.

2010-02-25 13:40:03

Joint study by American and Kazakhstani scientists shows reducing adult mortality, rather than relying on hatchery supplementation, is key to recovery of beluga sturgeon.

2010-02-16 07:00:00

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., Feb.

2010-01-13 11:38:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alaska pollock, the largest U.S.

2009-12-23 10:07:23

Catch share programs result in more consistent and predictable fisheries but do not necessarily improve ecological conditions.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.