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Tag: overfishing

World Without Fish: A Book Review

Aimed at kids 9-12, World Without Fish combines a graphic novel, lovely watercolor illustrations, and clear explanations to show what’s happening to the oceans and what kids can do about it.

Fishing for Sustainable Practices to Conserve Fisheries

U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization an estimated 53 percent of fisheries are considered fully exploitedβ€”harvested to their maximum sustainable levelsβ€”with no room for expansion in production. Population growth and a higher demand for dietary protein are putting increasing pressure on depleted stocks and threatened ecosystems.

Around the world, fisheries co-managed by local authorities and fishers themselves are emerging as a promising solution to replenishing depleting fish stocks.

The Downside of Seafood

Choosing the food you want to eat is like choosing the political party you want to rule your country. Whatever you choose will be bad but the challenge here is to choose the less harmful option. Over the years the way we harvest and process our food has dramatically changed. The reason for this? Expansion of our human society, and its greed. I will explain this using a food that many of us eat as an example: fish.

Ted Danson Takes on Overfishing, Bycatch in New Book

Ted Danson started the American Oceans Campaign when he felt like he was making too much money working on Cheers and he wanted to give something back. He and his family had always enjoyed spending time at the beach, and now he’s raising awareness to help save our world’s oceans.

Oysters Disappearing Worldwide

Oysters are a popular item on many Valentine’s Day menus because of their reputation as an aphrodisiac. But a new study suggests that these succulent mollusks might disappear from the dining table one day soon.