"Skipjack are the world’s most abundant tuna. They’re resilient, but can they outswim our demand for this pantry staple?"
Fish & Fisheries
"One startup in Maine has a vision that is drawing attention from scientists and venture capitalists alike: to bury massive amounts of seaweed at the bottom of the ocean, where it will lock away carbon for thousands of years."
"Indian fishing platforms cling precariously to the rocks, part of a way of life on the Columbia River persisting for more than 10,000 years."
"The change in the main ocean heat pump could bring more heat waves to Europe, increase sea level rise in North America and force fish to move farther north."
"When mackerel started showing up in Iceland, it started a decade-long fight over how to divide the ocean’s riches."
"Freshwater fish are under threat, with as many as a third of global populations in danger of extinction, according to an assessment."
"The U.S. Supreme Court appears hesitant to side with Florida in a bitter water dispute that pits state’s oystermen against Georgia farmers."
"Seagrasses don’t get as much attention as coral reefs, but these “hidden forests” store carbon, keep the water clear and are a vital habitat for marine life."
"New research shows that oceanic shark and ray abundance has declined by nearly three-quarters since 1970, and industrialized fishing is to blame."