“Harassment of marine observers aboard fishing vessels is one of the industry’s worst-kept secrets.”
It’s Hard to See Seafood As a Healthy Choice After Reading This
A fish biologist makes a strong case against eating fish.
Twilight of the Sawfish
When a West African symbol vanishes, its loss is felt in the ocean — and on land.
Fishing Lower on the Food Chain
From the perspective of small fish, the potential collapse of predatory species such as cod, tuna, and swordfish, which are popular with diners, would seem to be good news. However, as the larger, high-value fish became increasingly scarce, the fishing industry turned to farming, and those penned fish needed something to eat. Commercial fishermen have […]
The Decline of Pacific Sardines
“We believe the harm has been irreparable and will already have ramifications for decades to come,” [Geoffrey] Shester said. “We’ve basically reduced the carrying capacity of the ecosystem to support the populations of other species that depend on sardines. The more fish we take, the more it is going to make that situation even worse.” […]