Tag: fishery

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?

The Great Lakes Deserve Some R&R

Written by | December 19th, 2012

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The results of a 3-year effort to map all the major stresses on the Great Lakes are now available. Explore the map and find out what the solutions are for this very stressed-out system.

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.

Fat Fish, Sick Fishery?

Written by | March 5th, 2012

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Are fat fish a sign of golden times on the reef? Not likely, according to a new Conservancy study that finds fat fish are indicators of a fishery out of balance.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 11

Written by | February 11th, 2010

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Round ‘em up… the top 5 green news stories online are ready and waiting for you:

  1. Do big storms like “Snowpocalypse” support the arguments of climate change believers or non-believers? (NY Times)
  2. Yes, it’s true, just as you suspected: the suburban cul-de-sac is bad for the environment. (The Vine)
  3. Want to take your kids birding but don’t know how to start? Preview this new guide offering tips and advice. (BirdFreak)
  4. How is the U.S. agricultural system destroying one of our most important fisheries? (Grist)
  5. Climate change is throwing ecosystems out of whack…a new study shows that prey are adapting faster than predators. (Conservation Journal Watch)
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