Showing posts with label fish stock. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fish stock. Show all posts

Monday, September 21, 2020

Study: Commercial fisheries regularly catch threatened, endangered species

Commercial fisheries
  Despite Australia's international reputation for high quality marine conservation programming, new research out of the University of Queensland suggests Australia's seafood eaters are regularly consuming engendered species.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Considérée comme morte, la mer d'Aral semble ressuscitée en Asie centrale

Considérée comme morte, la mer d'Aral semble ressuscitée en Asie centrale
Pendant de longues années, la mer d'Aral, située en Asie centrale, à cheval entre le Kazakhstan et l'Ouzbékistan, s'est évaporée en raison des chantiers de l'ancienne URSS. Pour produire du coton en masse, le bloc soviétique avait en effet détourné les fleuves. Aujourd’hui, la mer d’Aral semble renaître.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Tanzania's Indian Ocean fisheries on the brink of depletion: minister

Tanzania's Indian Ocean fisheries on the brink of depletion
A Tanzanian senior government official said on Friday the country's Indian Ocean fish stocks were running dry caused by overfishing and dynamite fishing.

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Human antidepressants found in brains of Niagara River fish

Human antidepressants found in brains of Niagara River fish
Researchers have discovered high concentrations of human antidepressants in the brains of fish found in the Niagara River of Canada, according to CTV Tuesday.

Monday, October 10, 2016

International rules to strengthen policing of fishing boats in New Zealand

New Zealand authorities will be able to step up inspections of foreign-flagged fishing boats under its accession to an international convention of rules for commercial fishers, New Zealand's maritime authority said Monday.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Great Barrier Reef begins to show signs of recovery from coral bleaching

One of the most popular reef spots at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia has almost fully recovered from the worst coral bleaching ever known in recent history, a NewsCorp report said on Monday.

Friday, August 12, 2016

New video captures coral bleaching process. The filmed experiments were conducted in an aquarium

What exactly happens to coral during a bleaching event?

Recently, researchers in Australia employed a microscope, camera and smart tablet to find out how the organisms respond to heat stress. It's the first time scientists have filmed the behaviors specific to bleaching.

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Smell of death hits Australia's Great Barrier Reef: WWF

The smell of death has inundated Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists and environmentalists say, as the ghostly white bleached coral is inundated by an algal slime.

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Hunger, power cuts in Zimbabwe, Zambia as lake level hits record low

Lake Kariba on the Zambezi river border between Zimbabwe and Zambia used to be dotted with hundreds of commercial fishing rigs, while local fishermen in small makeshift boats would catch enough bream for their livelihood.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Oceans to have more plastic than fish by 2050

The world's oceans may have more plastic debris than fish by the year 2050, according to a report produced by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and published by the World Economic Forum.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Half of marine life wiped out in just 40 years, says WWF

Populations of marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish have halved in the last four decades, environmental NGO the Worldwide Wildlife Fund (WWF) warned on Wednesday.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

No cyanide detected from Tianjin river section with fish deaths (monitoring result)

No toxic levels of cyanide have been detected in water samples taken from a Tianjin river where a large number of dead fish were spotted after last week's explosions.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

South China sea fishing ban lifted

Around 9,000 fishing boats are ready to set sail from south China's Hainan Province as a seasonal fishing ban in the South China Sea was lifted on Saturday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Turkey’s fish stock falls dramatically, extinction in sight

Turkey’s wild fish count has significantly fallen over the past 10 years by around 30 percent for a large number of fish species across Turkish waters, with at least one species of fish in danger of extinction.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Temperature rise might lead to fish stock change in North Sea

As the North Sea becomes warmer in the future, some species of fish commonly seen in the area will be replaced by other species, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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