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  • Overhaul on guidance for managing fish stocks proposed by NMFS
    Overhaul on guidance for managing fish stocks proposed by NMFS
    New guidelines to govern fisheries are being proposed for public comment. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is trying to clarify and improve guidance for complying with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation & Management Act....
  • Todays Catch is being Slowed Down
    Cod fishing shut down by the feds in the Northeastern U.S.
    To some environmentalists, eating cod is similar to committing a crime. To back the dismal and declining figures of this glorious and tasty fish, U.S. authorities have taken it upon themselves to halt the fishing of cod in areas of the Gulf of...
  • Nassau grouper
    Rare Nassau grouper facing extinction gets closer to ESA protection
    Overfishing has been occurring since the 1800’s and the first marine animals to be exploited by humans were whales for lamp-oil blubber.Overfishing remains a problem with experts claiming all today's most popular fish for human...
  • Annual catch limits a boon to replenish stocks, NOAA says
    Annual catch limits a boon to replenish stocks, NOAA says
    Some 18 percent of fisheries are overfished and 34 stocks have been rebuilt since 2000. So testified Samuel Rauch, deputy assistant administrator of the National Marine Fisheries Service of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration ...
  • Infographic provides information on the impact of overfishing
    Infographic provides information on the impact of overfishing
    Fishing is considered a relaxing activity that many divulge in when possible. The degree in which people overfish can have a devastating impact on the marine ecosystem. According the infographic released by Distance Learning overfishing occurs...
  • Mick Jagger’s daughter Lizzie bares her body for tuna conservation
    Mick Jagger’s daughter Lizzie bares her body for tuna conservation
    Bluefin Tuna overfishing is making the headlines in the fishing news, but Liz Jagger is making sure of it. Oldest daughter Liz Jagger, her parents former model Jerry Hall and rock and roll front man for the Rolling Stones Mick Jagger is the latest...
  • Anglers use skill over fish scarcity
    Anglers use skill over fish scarcity
    Anglerscare about more than the quantity of fish in a pond. Access, beauty, and the distance from home and fishing regulations take play into which lake to fish on a the weekend. Do recreationalanglers avoid overfished lakes?Anlgersnaturally pick...
  • Safeway gets high marks from Greenpeace USA for sustainable seafood practices
    Where to buy sustainable seafood? Greenpeace directs you to Safeway
    In the fifth edition of the Greenpeace retailer scorecard, which ranks the Top 20 grocery retailers on the sustainability of their seafood practices, Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) was ranked number one, making it the most sustainable national grocery...
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    The end of the line: global fish populations will soon be gone
    A new documentary, The End of The Line has raised concern over the impact of over fishing, claiming that without action global fish populations will be depleted by the year 2048. Most fisheries worldwide use unsustainable and destructive methods...
  • Green living 101: Is tuna safe to eat?
    Green living 101: Is tuna safe to eat?
    If you’ve been craving a tuna sandwich or tuna sushi or steak, you may wonder how to make a wise choice about tuna consumption. Americans eat a lot of tuna. Known as the “blue bullion” of the sea, tuna represents big money.One...