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2009-08-14 14:07:36

Fisheries experts in Canada are trying to figure out the mysterious disappearance of millions of sockeye salmon from streams during this spawning season.

2009-07-31 14:12:51

Overfishing threatens many species but a combination of steps could turn that around, two groups long at odds with each other said. Marine ecologists and fisheries management scientists worked together for two years and published their findings Friday in the journal Science. The researchers agreed solutions to overfishing lie not only in management techniques but also in the political will to apply them, even if it initially causes economic disruption, said a release from the U.S.

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2009-07-30 15:45:00

Efforts to curb overfishing throughout the world are beginning to succeed in five of the world’s ten large marine ecosystems, according to a comprehensive study published Thursday.

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2009-07-30 15:35:00

An international team of scientists with divergent views on ocean ecosystems has found that efforts to rebuild many of the world’s fisheries are worthwhile and starting to pay off in many places around the world.

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2009-07-30 15:30:00

Scientists have joined forces in a groundbreaking assessment on the status of marine fisheries and ecosystems.

2009-07-13 15:33:09

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today published a final rule in the Federal Register prohibiting the harvesting of krill in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off the coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington.

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2009-06-17 12:35:00

Changes in ocean chemistry — a consequence of increased carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from human industrial activity — could cause U.S.

2009-03-05 14:40:27

The mayor of Gloucester, Mass., called the National Marine Fisheries Service overzealous in its pursuit of a local auction house. The federal regulators filed charges Feb.

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2009-02-13 15:35:00

Climate change will trigger a massive fish migration toward the poles by mid-century, leading to numerous local extinctions.


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