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The Pros, Cons, and Ethics of Eating Fish

The Pros, Cons, and Ethics of Eating Fish

Written by on August 29, 2014 in Fish, Marine Life

If we knew fish were smart, would we feel differently about eating them?

“The Wild Truth” About Wild Orcas

“The Wild Truth” About Wild Orcas

Written by on August 20, 2014 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins

“Ensuring the survival of orcas is critical to both the environmental and economic health of the region.”

Man-Made Structures Act as Marine Mammal Feeding Grounds

Man-Made Structures Act as Marine Mammal Feeding Grounds

Written by on August 8, 2014 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters, Technology

New research reveals that wind farms can provide seals and other marine mammals with valuable feeding opportunities.

Technology

Cephalopods Inspire New Technology, From Camouflaged Uniforms to Disappearing Cars

Cephalopods Inspire New Technology, From Camouflaged Uniforms to Disappearing Cars

Written by on August 22, 2014 in Other Marine Life, Technology

We recently learned that cuttlefish, masters of camouflage, were inspiring researchers to develop better camouflaging materials and that’s exactly what happened.

Better Tracking for Better Management of Bigeye Tuna

Better Tracking for Better Management of Bigeye Tuna

Written by on August 15, 2014 in Fish, Other News, Technology

Researchers used a new approach to study Atlantic bigeye tuna, one of the most commercially important tuna species in the world.

Man-Made Structures Act as Marine Mammal Feeding Grounds

Man-Made Structures Act as Marine Mammal Feeding Grounds

Written by on August 8, 2014 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters, Technology

New research reveals that wind farms can provide seals and other marine mammals with valuable feeding opportunities.

Policy & Ocean Law

How Well Does Your State Protect Its Waters?

How Well Does Your State Protect Its Waters?

Written by on August 11, 2014 in Other News, Policy & Ocean Law

According to a new Marine Conservation Institute report, most states protect less than one percent of their coastal waters with no-take marine reserves.

400,000 Square Kilometers to Be Closed to Commercial Fishing

400,000 Square Kilometers to Be Closed to Commercial Fishing

Written by on June 23, 2014 in Policy & Ocean Law

Closing PIPA to commercial fishing “will have a major contribution to the conservation and rejuvenation of fish stocks and to global food security.”

The European Union Investing in the ‘Blue Economy’

The European Union Investing in the ‘Blue Economy’

Written by on June 11, 2014 in Policy & Ocean Law

The European Commission recently adopted a new Action Plan for Innovation in the ‘Blue Economy’ that will focus on using ocean resources sustainably.

Other

New Review Explains Why We Should Care About the Deep Sea

New Review Explains Why We Should Care About the Deep Sea

Written by on August 25, 2014 in Other News

As commercial fishing, oil and gas exploration, and the harvesting of metals expand deeper into our ocean, it’s time to talk about the importance of the deep sea.

Eating Sustainably: Salmon Tartar

Eating Sustainably: Salmon Tartar

Written by on August 18, 2014 in Fish, Other News

The great thing about salmon is that it is super heart-healthy with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and an excellent source of protein.

Better Tracking for Better Management of Bigeye Tuna

Better Tracking for Better Management of Bigeye Tuna

Written by on August 15, 2014 in Fish, Other News, Technology

Researchers used a new approach to study Atlantic bigeye tuna, one of the most commercially important tuna species in the world.

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