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2012-02-21 10:58:48

University of British Columbia researchers have identified conservation "hot spots" around the world where the temptation to profit from overfishing outweighs the appetite for conservation. Combining economic outlook and fisheries population growth rates for all countries currently reported to fish in the ocean, UBC fisheries researchers William Cheung and Rashid Sumaila developed a conservation risk index to reveal the economic-conservation trade-offs of fishing. Areas with the highest...

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2009-02-13 15:35:00

Climate change will trigger a massive fish migration toward the poles by mid-century, leading to numerous local extinctions, scientists said on Thursday. "The impact of climate change on marine biodiversity and fisheries is going to be huge," said the study's lead author, William Cheung, of the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia, eastern England. Using a massive computer model, scientists studied what might happen to 1,066 aquatic species by 2050 according to...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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