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Latest Sustainable fisheries Stories

2011-11-21 10:00:57

A new study led by University of British Columbia researchers reveals how the effect of climate change can further impact the economic viability of current fisheries practices.

Warming Seas Affect European Fish Stocks
2011-09-16 12:45:27

The first "big picture" study of the effects of rapidly rising temperatures in the northeast Atlantic Ocean shows that a major shift in fish stocks is already well underway.

Accidental Sea Turtle Deaths Down, But Still Too High
2011-09-15 04:48:28

Some 4,600 sea turtles are accidentally caught and killed in U.S. fisheries every year, a 94 percent reduction since 1990.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.