Tag: illegal fishing

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 3

Written by | January 2nd, 2013

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Storm’s a coming! Scientist Sheila Walsh encounters heavy rain, wind & clouds while doing research in the Gulf of California. Can healthy ecosystems help fisheries be more resilient to strong climate events?

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 2

Written by | December 17th, 2012

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Overfishing is a huge problem around the globe, but there are solutions. Scientist Sheila Walsh explores one method that seems to be working in the Gulf of California: local ownership of marine resources.

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 1

Written by | December 11th, 2012

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Scientist Sheila Walsh explores how marine species are doing in and around protected areas of the Gulf of California—and how local fishing practices might hold the answer to healthier ecosystems.

Nature Brains: Environmental Education Pays Off for MPAs

Written by | March 27th, 2012

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What’s the price of a good marine education? Turns out it’s just $24/year, according to a new study by Nature Conservancy scientists.

Traveling the Magdalena: Day 3, Zapatoza

Written by | December 12th, 2011

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The team explores Zapatoza, the biggest freshwater marsh in Colombia, and spends a day talking to local fishermen about the loss of fish.

Traveling the Magdalena River

Written by | December 2nd, 2011

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Join a team of Nature Conservancy staff and scientists as they navigate Colombia’s Magdalena River and bring to life its rich communities and culture through this series of blog posts.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 13

Written by | January 13th, 2011

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These 5 cool green links should give you an edge over that smarty-pants mosquitofish:

  1. We’re just the messengers: eating insects could reduce your food footprint. (Treehugger)
  2. Who needs a degree when fish are as smart as college students at math? (Mother Nature Network)
  3. How do reporters and scientists communicate with each other? Here’s a snippet. (Dot Earth)
  4. The world tries to crack down on illegal fishing. (Green)
  5. Having trouble deciding who’s to blame for the Gulf oil spill? The answer is easy, says this author: everyone. (Grist)
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