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Marine Ecosystems Threatened Worldwide By Traditional Fisheries Management Approach
2012-10-26 13:11:37

The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science In a Perspectives article, "The Risks of Overfishing," published today in the journal Science, Dr. Ellen K. Pikitch, executive director of the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science and professor at Stony Brook University, cautions against continuing traditional fisheries management. According to Dr. Pikitch, current and recent studies demonstrate the need for "a more precautionary approach to fisheries management, in which fishing is...

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2010-04-06 13:19:48

The number of sea turtles inadvertently snared by commercial fishing gear over the past 20 years may reach into the millions, according to the first peer-reviewed study to compile sea turtle bycatch data from gillnet, trawl and longline fisheries worldwide. The study, which was published online April 6 in the journal Conservation Letters, analyzed data compiled from peer-reviewed papers, government reports, technical reports, and symposia proceedings published between 1990 and 2008. All data...

2008-07-22 15:01:05

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 22--The North Colorado Medical Center's Hospitality House has been renovated. NCMC officials said furniture valued at more than $46,000 will round out renovations just in time for National Hospitality House Week, July 20 -- 26. The house, on 15th Street on the north side of NCMC's campus, serves as a home-away-from-home for NCMC patients and their families. In 2007, 1,057 families stayed at the house. In its 16th year, the facility provides lodging at...

2008-07-01 15:00:25

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Niaz Dorry of Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance, +1- 978-281-6934, niaz@namanet.org; Robin Alden of Penobscot East Resource Center, +1-207-367-2708; Zack Klyver, +1-207-460-9575, Craig Pendleton, +1-207-590-9614, or Jennifer Litteral of Island Institute, +1-207-664-9694, all for Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance GLOUCESTER, Mass., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent appointment of a lobbyist for the industrial herring fleet to the Maine seat on the...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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