One in six fishers in the Gulf of Thailand have been coerced or deceived into working against their will.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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By taking fish out of the ocean that would otherwise die and sink to the bottom, fishing has a negative impact on the ocean's carbon sequestration.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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New research identifies four species of ocean fish that tend to get caught more than once. Here's what that means for sustainable fisheries.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~5 min
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The Blue Belt is a network of marine protected areas 17 times larger than the UK.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of its animals to near extinction
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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The oils in fish are excellent buffers against disease. Why don't we eat more fish?
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~5 min
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Paleontologists have discovered fossil remains belonging to an enormous 'toothed' bird that lived for a period of about 60 million years after dinosaurs.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~7 min
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Most existing MPAs are in distant and largely empty waters. Expanding them where it counts will meet a lot of resistance.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~7 min
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