Fisheries Trusts Can Advance Sustainability and Resilience Goals

The first national review of community fisheries trusts in the U.S. shows they can achieve positive outcomes for fishing communities and marine ecosystems.

Serena Lomonico

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Freshwater Migratory Fish are in Trouble All Over the World

The Living Planet Index reports a staggering 81% average decline in global freshwater migratory fish populations since 1970.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Utah Nursery Gives Endangered Fish a Place to Grow

Razorback suckers have faced a perilous future on the Colorado River. A Moab preserve offers hope.

Matthew L. Miller

A Future with Sturgeon: A Personal Journey with Dinosaur Fish

National Geographic Society & TNC extern Joseph Hill recounts his experiences helping to protect Atlantic sturgeon.

Joseph Hill

50 Fish, 50 States: Bass of the Waterfalls

The shoal bass faces some serious threats. But a new legion of fans bring hope for this species.

Matthew L. Miller

Photographing Eels in the Dark 

An artist turns her camera to the slippery, elusive and endangered American eel.

Jenny Rogers and Christine Fitzgerald

Borax Lake Chub: Conserving a High Desert Survivor

This fish has adapted to a lake high in arsenic and heavy metals. But human activity poses a greater challenge.

Matthew L. Miller

50 Fish, 50 States: Pier Review

Fishing piers remain ignored by the outdoor media and mainstream fishing culture.

Matthew L. Miller

Can You Help a Fish Imprint On a River?

Scientists hope that incubating eggs in a river might help reverse a historic whitefish decline in the Great Lakes.

Jenny Rogers

50 Fish, 50 States: Bartram’s Bass

Bass fishing can be one of life’s simple pleasures. It also demonstrates that humans have a nearly infinite capacity to overcomplicate things.

Matthew L. Miller

50 Fish, 50 States: Overlooked Native Fish in National Parks

50 Fish, 50 States: Matt Miller searches for chubs and sauger on the Little Missouri River in North Dakota.

Matthew L. Miller

Dorado Catfish: Protecting an Epic Migration

The Amazon’s dorado catfish undertakes a 6,500 mile round-trip migration, vital for the ecosystem and humans alike

Matthew L. Miller