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Your Fish’s Brain on Drugs

Your Fish’s Brain on Drugs

Written by on July 25, 2014 in Marine Life

Antidepressants, some of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the world, are making their way into our waterways where they are messing with fish’s brains.

The Ecosystem-Altering Invasion of Tropical Fish

The Ecosystem-Altering Invasion of Tropical Fish

Written by on July 23, 2014 in Fish, Marine Life, Physical Oceanography

A new study reveals the harmful impact that tropical fish have on the temperate areas they invade.

Marine Bacteria Produce Flame-Retardant Compounds

Marine Bacteria Produce Flame-Retardant Compounds

Written by on July 18, 2014 in Marine Life

A new study shows that a group of marine bacteria produce compounds nearly identical to man-made fire retardants.

Technology

Safer, Non-Invasive Shark Detection Technology

Safer, Non-Invasive Shark Detection Technology

Written by on May 28, 2014 in Sharks, Technology

The new “Clever Buoy” will improve shark defense methods in Australia, making beaches safer than ever.

Happy Fish = Happy People in the Solomon Islands

Happy Fish = Happy People in the Solomon Islands

Written by on April 18, 2014 in Editor's Choice, Fish, Technology

The Hapi Fis Hapi Pipol app works with basic technology to collect biological, economic, and social data of fisheries in the Solomon Islands.

Hydropower: Great for Humans, Not So Great for Fish…Yet

Hydropower: Great for Humans, Not So Great for Fish…Yet

Written by on April 17, 2014 in Fish, Technology

An international research team is working to make hydropower safer for fish.

Policy & Ocean Law

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.

New EU Fisheries Fund to Help End Overfishing

New EU Fisheries Fund to Help End Overfishing

Written by on April 24, 2014 in Fish, Policy & Ocean Law

The reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy concluded with the adoption of the final piece of legislation, the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

Other

Ancient Shark Teeth Help Researchers Predict Future of Arctic

Ancient Shark Teeth Help Researchers Predict Future of Arctic

Written by on July 21, 2014 in Other News, Sharks

Ancient shark teeth are providing researchers with a glimpse of the Arctic in the future.

Eating Sustainably: Fiery Mahi-Mahi with Mango, Black Bean, and Avocado Salsa

Eating Sustainably: Fiery Mahi-Mahi with Mango, Black Bean, and Avocado Salsa

Written by on July 16, 2014 in Editor's Choice, Other News

Deep-sea fishing for mahi with rod and reel is not only approved by Seafood Watch, but it is great fun off the shores of Florida for a day on the water.

Changing Antarctic Winds to Accelerate Sea Level Rise

Changing Antarctic Winds to Accelerate Sea Level Rise

Written by on July 11, 2014 in Other News, Physical Oceanography

“It was one of the few cases where I hoped the science was wrong.”

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