Home arrow News arrow Conservation & Environment
Conservation & Environment
    Study Links Changing Winds to Warming in Pacific
    September 22, 2014 -- A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.
    Read more...
     
    Documentary by Alaskan spotlights environmental effects of fish farms
    September 22, 2014 -- "I wanted to tell a story about how I came to the realization that open-net salmon farms were the most overlooked environmental hazard of our day, and how it poses a very real threat to Alaskans and our economy," said Pozonsky, a third-generation Alaskan who grew up on Kenai Peninsula beaches and fished commercially in Bristol Bay.
    Read more...
     
    Drift Gillnets Still Threaten California Marine Life
    September 19, 2014 -- Nicknamed "walls of death" in the conservation community, drift gillnets entangle roughly 100 marine mammals every year, along with sea turtles, thousands of sharks, and other economically important fish.
    Read more...
     
    Part 2 of Atlantic Salmon Series: Myriad of Challenges to Survive at Sea
    September 22, 2014 -- The following was released by NOAA Fisheries:
    Read more...
     
    Report a Stranded/ Beached Marine Animal
    September 22, 2014 -- To respond to stranded (sometimes called "beached") marine mammals (whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions), we work with volunteer stranding networks (listed below) in all coastal states, coordinated by regional marine mammal stranding coordinators.
    Read more...
     
Results 28 - 36 of 1377

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES: 'Punitive' fishing closures, changes must be challenged

October 26, 2014 -- In April 2013, John Bullard, NOAA’s chief northeast regional administrator, first imposed Draconian cuts of up to 78 percent in fishermen’s allowable landings of cod and other groundfish species. And at the time, he called it the fishing industry’s and fishing communities’ “day of reckoning” over stock declines.