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2011-09-07 13:14:16

A team of leading marine scientists from around the world is recommending an end to most commercial fishing in the deep sea, the Earth's largest ecosystem.

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2010-02-23 08:22:56

Seamount scientists offer new comprehensive view of deep-sea mountains.

2008-09-17 15:00:20

By BASHAM, Laura An investment of up to $8 million in the longliner Antarctic Chieftain, which will fish in Antarctic waters, shows confidence in the deepwater fishery and longline industry, says NZ Longline spokesman Ross Tocker.

2008-08-02 15:00:12

The Stop & Shop supermarket chain has signed on to a sustainable- seafood effort promoted by the Conservation Alliance of Seafood Solution. The alliance, made up of more than a dozen conservation organizations, works to protect the health of the world's oceans and the long-term supply of seafood.

2005-10-23 12:53:51

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Americans scorned lobster until the 1880s while the ancient Romans loved fish so much that their catches depleted the Mediterranean, according to a study that may give clues about how to restore damaged world fish stocks.

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2005-07-25 14:40:00

Greenpeace issued a fresh call on Monday to stop the practice of bottom-trawling, saying the international organizations that manage fish stocks were doing nothing to stop the destruction of ocean beds.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.