Dubai Finally Gets Serious About Overfishing

Green Prophet

Overfishing has led to a massive depletion of Gulf fish stock, so Dubai has announced plans to crack down on illegal sales of immature fish. Travel & Nature Gulf overfishing sustainable fishing practices

Overfishing Threatens Critical Link in the Food Chain

Green Blog

Especially during El Niño events, warm Pacific Ocean waters—sometimes with overfishing as an accomplice—have over the decades led to numerous anchovy population crashes and devastated harvests. Food & Health carp fish fish oil fishmeal overfishing salmon

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International Fisheries Management Commission Agrees to Strategy to Amend Measures to End Pacific Bigeye Tuna Overfishing

Green (Living) Review

The Commission made headway, but no consensus on the key issues related to overfishing of Pacific bigeye tuna and capping purse-seine fishing capacity in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. Decisions on these and other major items are as follows: Bigeye Tuna Overfishing.

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Celebrities Go Naked with Dead Fish to Fight Overfishing

Eccorazzi

Read More The post Celebrities Go Naked with Dead Fish to Fight Overfishing appeared first on Ecorazzi. An organization in the UK called Fish Love is attempting to "make a bold stand to stop over-fishing" by having celebrities pose naked with dead fish. Animals Causes News Top News

Overfishing Threatens The Survival of Seabirds

Celsias

From gannets to seagulls, puffins to penguins, all seabirds suffer the same drop in birth rates when the supply of fish drops to less than a third of maximum capacity.

Deforestation and overfishing the prime reasons for disappearing coral reefs

EcoFriend

While global warming and growing atmospheric carbon that eventually finds its way into the oceans are still partially responsible for the coral decline, the main culprits in case of the Caribbean are deforestation and overfishing.

Freeing the Fish isn’t as Fun as it Sounds.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Green Inspiring (Wow) fish green overfishing save the oceans sustainable fish veganAs a vegan, I'm often asked if I eat fish, and if not, why.

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Sustainable Fish Choices for an Overfished Planet

Green Living Ideas

Post from: Green Living Ideas Sustainable Fish Choices for an Overfished Planet. tweetmeme_url='[link] tweetmeme_style = 'normal';tweetmeme_source = 'greenlivingidea'; People everywhere are always concerned about mercury levels in fish. What’s safe vs. what’s not safe. The landscape…or should we say seascape… of clean and safe fish, has changed vastly over the last decade and shows signs of further change as we continue to commercialize [.]

Sea Harvest: Earning Our Bread at Lughnasadh.

Elephant Journal

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Google “spies” find weir trap fishing used illegally in Iran, Qatar and Bahrain

Green Prophet

Overfishing in many parts of the world has often been blamed as one of the prime factors in the decline of fish and other forms of marine life in the worlds seas and oceans. Lifestyle arabian gulf overfishing sustainable fishing

This Will Help to Stop Eating Fish (For a While at Least). ~ Yaisa Nio

Elephant Journal

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Doubling Down on Coral Reefs

Nature Conservancy - Science

These include overfishing and coastal pollution – big problems, yes, but also ones that we can address today. At the same time, we are looking to address local threats including overfishing and coastal pollution. © A coral reef off Restoff Island in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea.

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Gentle Kuwaiti Marine Activism (VIDEO)

Green Prophet

Chief of these is overfishing. According to Al-Abdulrazzak, overfishing is one of the few environmental catastrophes that is 100% deliberate and that can be reversed if appropriate regulations are put in place and then enforced. Gulf marine conservation overfishing

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From Theory to Practice: Managing Coral Reefs for Resilience

Nature Conservancy - Science

They highlight the need to address key stressors facing coral reefs: pollution, sedimentation, overfishing, ocean warming and acidification. Science acidification coral reef coral reef management oceans overfishing resilience

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A Breakthrough for Data-Poor Fisheries Starts in Palau

Nature Conservancy - Science

And without the stock data to inform management decisions, these data-poor fisheries — like Palau’s — can easily become overfished, threatening to upend the livelihoods and food security of the people who depend on them.

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Live Blog: School Children Pledge To Save UAE Fish

Green Prophet

“Hamour is one of the most overfished species of fish in the world,&# she says. He never received an answer, but demonstrates an understanding of just how multi-faceted the challenge of overfishing has become.

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7 Gulf Fish That Are Totally OK To Eat

Green Prophet

There’s a lot of buzz about overfishing , but navigating what is sustainable to eat is not so easy in the Middle East, where we don’t have such well-established research institutes as the Monterey Bay Institute in California. image via Steve Wozniak.

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The Green Buzz: Thursday, August 15

Conservancy Talk

How do you save populations of “feed” fish from overfishing? We’re buzzing over water wars, vegetarian fish and the greenest colleges in today’s green news. Turn the carnivorous farmed fish who eat them into vegetarians, of course. Washington Post ). When you think of the military , do you think “environmentally friendly?” ” If not, you may want to think again. ( MNN ). Florida is suing Georgia over water. Let the water wars begin. Bloomberg ).

Developer’s Artificial Reefs Unlikely to Restore Gulf Damage

Green Prophet

The World Wildlife Fund has listed the Gulf’s ecosystem as critically endangered as a result of overfishing and warmer, more acidic waters that are melting coral reefs around the world.

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Contest Spotlights Best Ideas for Climate Adaptation

Conservancy Talk

While overfishing is a key problem with consequences for millions of people, climate change affects everyone on the planet. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature.

Blue Growth by Design

Conservancy Talk

Manage Ocean Resources Sustainably : Coastal livelihoods and our seafood supplies are threatened by overfishing and poor fisheries management, which costs the fishing sector $50 billion a year in lost revenue.

Hope Amidst Dubai’s Marine Destruction

Green Prophet

More than twenty concerned attendees at Global Ocean’s screening of The End of the Line , a documentary about overfishing, held at the Pavilion Dive Center a day after the dugong was discovered, suggests there may be a changing tide of environmental awareness in the Emirate.

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Fishing, Conservation and Marine Protected Areas: Let’s Work Together

Nature Conservancy - Science

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Wicked pissah

Environmental Economics

If you like reality TV and are looking for a show that illustrates overfishing, predator-prey, quality differentiated market pricing, gear restrictions, commercial vs recreational conflicts, dockside fights and awesome giant bluefin, watch Wicked Tuna.

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Baltic Cod Provides A Lesson?

Eco Friendly Daily

Environment Science & Technology Atlantic cod Baltic cod juvenescence overfishing Sometimes it can be useful to take a step back to get a little perspective. In the case of Atlantic cod, that step is giant – going back 4,500 years.

Quote of the Day: On the inequity of the tragedy of the commons (and King Kong Bundy)

Environmental Economics

Overfishing, destruction of marine habitats and climate change have dire consequences for the entire human population, with the poorest communities that rely on the sea getting hit fastest and hardest.

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Helpful Tip

Green Earth Journey

High consumer demand means that tuna are being endangered by commercial overfishing. These stocks are not threatened by overfishing, and the fishing method avoids killing the huge numbers of other small fish that are caught in commercial nets.

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As Vice President Biden would say, "This is a BFD"

Environmental Economics

NOAA Fisheries determined the proposed limited harvest beginning in 2018 is neither expected to result in overfishing, nor prevent continued rebuilding of the population. FB18-032 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE D ATE:  May 17, 2018 CONTACT:  Frank.Helies@noaa.gov , Sustainable Fisheries, 727-824-5305.   Request for Comments: Limited Opening of Recreational and Commercial Red Snapper Fishery in South Atlantic Federal Waters.

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Daily Demand and Supply: A Commons Success

Environmental Economics

And environmentalists have praised the harvest as a rare example of sustainability in a sea of overfishing. Lobster populations in Maine are booming like never before. Tourists readily dole out $15 or more for lobster rolls, those delectable morsels of seafood on a bun.

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Can Big Data Save the World’s Fisheries?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Like much of the hype about Big Data applications today, it isn’t nearly enough by itself to solve the IUU problem or tackle overfishing. Big Data is not enough to save fish and solve IUU and overfishing problems. Photo: © Nick Hall. By Lotus Vermeer.

It's fisheries management week at env-econ.net!

Environmental Economics

Not surprisingly, this race leads to overfishing and economic hardship. LAPPs address the cause of overfishing and not just the symptoms by solving the exclusion problem, thus aligning the incentives of individual fishermen with the objectives of fisheries management. It took decades for fisheries management to evolve from treating symptoms to addressing the root cause of overfishing. To kick it off, we welcome a guest post from Marty Smith.

"Shell Assures Nation Most Arctic Wildlife To Go Extinct Well Before Next Spill"

Environmental Economics

The Onion: Stating that any damage would be limited to just a handful of species that somehow managed to survive that long, officials from the Shell Oil Company assured the public Wednesday that most of the Arctic wildlife living near their proposed drilling site will be extinct well before their next oil spill.

Using the Tragedy of the Commons to the benefit of society

Environmental Economics

  The principle is simple:  Given the proper incentives and open access, anglers/hunters/gatherers will overfish/overhunt/strip a common property resource into non-existence. 

Getting Crabs: A Tragedy of the Commons

Environmental Economics

  Part of that trend is due to overfishing, but part is due to regulation of the fishery.    Absent regulation, the sustainable Blue Crab harvest is low (and possibly zero), because open-access overfishing will lead to smaller populations and smaller growth rates. 

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Elinor Ostrom

Environmental Economics

Traditionally, economics taught that common ownership of resources results in excessive exploitation, as when fishermen overfish a common pond. Catherine Rampell: Elinor Ostrom, the only woman to win the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science — an achievement all the more remarkable because she was not actually an economist — died on Tuesday in Bloomington, Ind. She was 78.

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Report: EU Should Suspend Fishing To Replenish Fish Stocks

Eco Friendly Daily

Marine ecosystems have been suffering from diminished fish due to overfishing in recent decades, an issue which has global consequences. A 2007 study indicated that the world’s seafood stocks would collapse by the year 2048 due to overfishing.

From My Inbox- GreenPeace Australia Pacific

Green Earth Journey

It’s time they cease trading with companies that use overfished tuna species and destructive fishing methods. While overfishing has been a serious issue for some time, it has often not been widely understood.

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Study: Jellyfish Numbers Increasing As They Move To Warming Waters

Eco Friendly Daily

Such transitions cause massive ecosystem changes but so too can overfishing and general destruction of the ocean habitats. According to a new study published in the journal Science, jellyfish are increasing in numbers thanks to the combination of overfishing and global warming.

June 8 is World Oceans Day – Be a Changemaker!

Green Prophet

The theme this year is “Youth: the Next Wave for Change,” and many events will focus on inspiring the younger generations by addressing three critical factors that have been identified as the main threats that are changing our ocean: Overfishing, Climate Change and Rubbish.

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A Common Tragedy

Environmental Economics

When self-regulation, weak regulation and social norms fail to address overfishing in an aopen-access fishery (like the New England Cod fishery), sometimes drastic regulations are necessary for the long-term sustainability of the fishery.

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Finding Inspiration in the International Year of the Reef

Conservancy Talk

Local threats such as overfishing, destructive fishing and runoff from poor land use practices are also causing serious damage to coral reefs worldwide.

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Boycott Launched to Save Imperiled Bluefin Tuna

Green (Living) Review

Consumers, Chefs, Restaurant Owners Urged To Avoid Buying or Serving Critically Endangered Species Suffering from Overfishing, Oil Spill SAN FRANCISCO: The Center for Biological Diversity today called on consumers, chefs and restaurateurs to boycott bluefin tuna, a staple at some sushi restaurants and one of the most imperiled fish on the planet. Atlantic bluefin tuna have declined by more than 80 percent since 1970 due to overfishing.

Must It Be “The End Of The Line” For Fish?

Green Prophet

If we do not arrest the current rate of overfishing, our oceans could be depleted of fish by 2048.

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