Archive for September, 2014

Inventions That Will Save Marine Life: SafetyNet

Written by on September 29, 2014 in Fish, Technology
Inventions That Will Save Marine Life: SafetyNet

The problem? Bycatch. The solution? Glowing escape rings.

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Coral Reefs Need Some Species More Than Others

Written by on September 26, 2014 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
Coral Reefs Need Some Species More Than Others

“What we often assume is that if we lose one species on a reef, there are many others that can step in and take over their job,” but that’s just not true.

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Sharks Aren’t Being Caught as Bycatch, They’re Being Targeted Specifically

Written by on September 24, 2014 in Marine Life, Sharks
Sharks Aren’t Being Caught as Bycatch, They’re Being Targeted Specifically

Sharks in the Central Pacific aren’t being caught as bycatch, like previously thought, but they are being intentionally targeted by some commercial fishermen.

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How Much Will Businesses Gain by Investing in Seafood Traceability?

Written by on September 22, 2014 in Fish, Technology
How Much Will Businesses Gain by Investing in Seafood Traceability?

IFT recently launched the Seafood Traceability Financial Tool, which will help organizations understand the costs and benefits of implementing traceability.

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Last Year, Volunteers Collected Almost Every Item Needed for a Wedding…

Written by on September 19, 2014 in Other News
Last Year, Volunteers Collected Almost Every Item Needed for a Wedding…

It’s that time of year again! This Saturday is Ocean Conservancy’s 29th Annual International Coastal Cleanup.

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When Shark Attacks Aren’t ‘Attacks’ At All

Written by on September 17, 2014 in Other News, Sharks
When Shark Attacks Aren’t ‘Attacks’ At All

A 2013 report on the way we describe shark attacks comes to mind after a few “attacks” that involved minimal human interaction made headlines.

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Eating Sustainably: Black Bass with Kale, Mushrooms, and Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Written by on September 15, 2014 in Fish, Other News
Eating Sustainably: Black Bass with Kale, Mushrooms, and Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

At first glance, this might look like a complicated recipe, but all the steps are quite simple. Let us know how your black seabass turns out!

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Inventions That Will Save Marine Life: The Salmon Cannon

Written by on September 12, 2014 in Marine Life
Inventions That Will Save Marine Life: The Salmon Cannon

Fish ladders have been used as a successful method to help salmon and other migratory fish make their way back home but now there’s an even better solution.

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Environmental Impacts of Beach Vacations

Written by on September 10, 2014 in Coral Reefs, Other News
Environmental Impacts of Beach Vacations

Let’s take a look at some of the impacts that beach vacations have had on the ocean and its inhabitants.

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Ancient Crocodiles Loved Warm Oceans

Written by on September 8, 2014 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Ancient Crocodiles Loved Warm Oceans

The ancestors of today’s crocodiles colonized the oceans four different times, but they went extinct every time. Now scientists know why.

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