Latest Sustainable fisheries Stories

2008-07-24 18:00:35

Ocean Conservancy has been chosen as one of Food & Wine magazine's Eco-Ocean award winners for working to restore Gulf of Mexico red snapper.

2008-06-24 21:02:20

By Mike Taugher, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jun. 24--Staff Writer Five members of Congress from Northern California fired a warning shot Tuesday across the bow of a swift-moving plan that calls for a controversial aqueduct to deliver water around the Delta as its centerpiece.

2008-06-20 21:00:10

Strategies to protect sensitive ecosystems in the Unites States from the impact of climate change are the basis of a new federal report. People always say, 'Don't just tell us what will happen -- tell us what we can do about it,' George Gray, assistant administrator for the U.S.

2008-06-20 18:00:16

Damaging types of fishing will be banned in part of a bay to protect sea life, the Government announced yesterday.

2008-06-19 12:00:34

By Melissa Allison, Seattle Times Jun. 19--Greenpeace stirred the waters of the seafood industry this week with a report rating seafood buying practices at 20 of the nation's largest supermarket chains. One industry group called the report garbage, and federal regulators said it contains errors.

2008-06-17 09:00:32

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Steve Smith, +1-646-723-9415, for Greenpeace; or John Hocevar, Greenpeace Ocean Specialist, +1-512-577-3868 First-Ever Supermarket Ranking Identifies Best and Worst; Group Notes Some Progress Has Been Made WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report released today, "Carting Away the Oceans: How Grocery Stores are Emptying the Seas," Greenpeace reveals that most U.S.

2006-07-07 06:15:00

One of the problems the population boom has created is overfishing in Gulf waters, which has endangered marine ecosystems and fisheries that are the source of multimillion-dollar recreation and fishing industries.

2005-08-26 18:56:57

H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, President of Nigeria, concluded a four-day NEPAD-Fish for All Summit by announcing adoption of the Abuja Declaration on Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture in Africa at the Secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.