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Mismanagement Fails Atlantic Fish and Fishermen PARIS, Nov.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 11 at 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joshua S.
A study released Wednesday shows that Pacific island fisheries face collapse by 2035 as overfishing, population growth and climate change threaten one of the region's main economic resources.
Pew Environment Group Urges U.N.
A study carried out by the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) now reveals that the Common Fisheries Policy in Europe has promoted the extension of the European fleet into more vulnerable eco-systems such as deep waters.
Pew calls conference on global trade in endangered species a major disappointment DOHA, Qatar, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) concluded without providing any trade protections whatsoever for severely depleted Atlantic bluefin tuna and four vulnerable species of sharks - scalloped hammerhead, oceanic white tip, porbeagle and spiny dogfish. "We cannot continue to empty...
DOHA, Qatar, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CITES, the UN governed international body of nations in charge of conserving plant and animal species, today rejected Monaco's proposal to ban all international trade of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna.
While most of us would never willingly consume a highly endangered species, doing so might be as easy as plucking sushi from a bento box.
The Chilean sea bass is the North American name for the Patagonian toothfish. The Chilean sea bass name derived in 1977 from Lee Lantz, a fish wholesaler looking for a more attractive name for the American fish market. In 1994 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the Chilean sea bass as an alternative name for the Patagonian toothfish. This species is native to the southern Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, around seamounts and continental shelves in the colder waters. The...