Tag: Overfishing

Fish With Human Teeth Caught Off South Carolina: Get To Know The Sheepshead Fish

A fish with human teeth, caught off the coast of South Carolina, had reportedly creeped people out. A biologist took to Facebook to educate people about the species.

Animals May 14, 2018

Reproductive Orgies Of Mexican Fish Are So Loud, They Can Deafen Dolphins

The Gulf Corvina has a really loud mating call and a noisy reproductive orgy. The fascinating spectacle of nature can however disappear and here's why.

Animals December 20, 2017

Global Warming Can Turn Indian Ocean Into Ecological Desert, Say Scientists

Scientists warned that the Indian Ocean is an ecological desert in the making. It's not just because of overfishing, the pernicious effects of global warming extend to phytoplankton or fish food.

Earth/Environment January 21, 2016

Running Out Of Fish? Global Catch Significantly Underreported, Study Finds

Official total fish catch numbers being reported to a U.N. agency are too low, a study suggests. Actual figures are at levels that may risk exhaustion of global fish stocks, researchers suggest.

Animals January 20, 2016

American Eels May Soon Be Added To Endangered Species List

A California-based environmental group is urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to declare the American eel as a threatened species to protect them from overfishing.

Earth/Environment September 15, 2015

Sharks Numbers In East Coast At Record High Says NOAA Survey

Survey conducted by NOAA scientists show that the overall number of sharks along the East Coast is at its highest since researchers started tracking their population in 1986.

Animals September 11, 2015

Oceans Valued At $24 Trillion, Says WWF, But Sea Change Is Needed To Save Them

The global ocean would be one of the largest economies in the world if it were a nation, a new WWF report concludes. What can be done to protect these waters for future generations?

Earth/Environment April 23, 2015

Google Joins SkyTruth and Oceana to Hunt Down Illegal Fishing with Mapping Technology

Google joins effort to combat illegal fishing around the world. Internet giant turns its mapping technology, expertise to campaign against overfishing of globe's threatened fish populations.

Earth/Environment November 14, 2014

Earth's oceans get numerical ratings for overall health

The world's oceans get a 'D' in a health report card called the Ocean Health Index. Still, researchers say, with all the problems facing our seas, the result was better than expected.

Earth/Environment October 1, 2014

Giant Arapaima fish facing extinction threat in Amazon

Large, valuable fish are disappearing from numerous areas of the Amazon, changing the fishing industry and threatening the species.

Earth/Environment August 14, 2014

Parrotfish population decline is putting Caribbean coral reefs at risk

Dwindling numbers of parrotfish that act as marine 'landscapers' by keeping reefs free of algae could be putting Caribbean coral reefs at risk. There's been a 50 percent decline in the region's coral during past decades, researchers say.

Animals July 2, 2014

Global Ocean Commission wants an end to overfishing and pollution to protect world's fragile oceans

The world's oceans are in danger from pollution and overfishing, an international group reports in a new study.

Earth/Environment June 27, 2014

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