By Charmaine Coimbra Financial Times reports that “The former New York City mayor is about to go a step further, however, with a $53m grant from his Bloomberg Philanthropies foundation to combat the chronic overfishing some experts say is threatening… Read More ›
Month: January 2014
From Woods Hole Oceanographic Insitution firstname.lastname@example.org January 28, 2014 With concern among the public over the plume of radioactive ocean water from Fukushima arriving on the West Coast of North America and no U.S. government or international plan to monitor… Read More ›
From: https://www.thedodo.com/endangered-whale-shark-slaught-405327773.html WildLifeRisk, a Hong Kong-based conservation group, has discovered a factory that processes approximately 600 endangered whale sharks each year, following a four-year-long undercover investigation of the plant. According to the group, the south China factory is the world’s… Read More ›
From San Francisco Gate The lack of rain this winter could eventually be disastrous for thirsty California, but the drought may have already ravaged some of the most storied salmon runs on the West Coast. The coho salmon of Central California,… Read More ›
The most threatened species in the shark and ray Class are the sawfishes; all the world’s species are classified by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) as Critically Endangered. The US population of smalltooth sawfish has declined by an estimated 99% while European sawfish are assumed extinct.
Hundreds of thousands of marine mammals are injured or killed every year by fishermen around the world. And because most seafood in the U.S. is imported, that means our fish isn’t as dolphin-friendly as you might expect. Under pressure from… Read More ›