Category Fisheries

Satellites, dynamite and more – 7 ways to save the ocean from illegal fishing

Watch out pirates! New technology and policy advances mark the beginning of the end for illegal fishing

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The pros and cons of large and small marine protected areas

Are large contiguous marine reserves more effective than small MPAs or MPA networks at protecting the ocean?

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How the world can stop overfishing – A case study of U.S. fishery success

Back in the 1990s, overfishing was causing the collapse of many US fisheries. Twenty years later, an entirely different narrative is unfolding.

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These 4 countries took huge steps to protect the ocean in 2015

In 2015, four countries protected an area of ocean in marine reserves the size of India. Thats nearly 3 million square kilometers!

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Science is the secret to sustainable seafood

Eating sustainably doesn’t have to be hard; just take the easy steps to become informed about where your food is coming from and how it got to your plate.

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For Yao Ming, saving sharks is a slam dunk

Thanks to education and outreach efforts on the part of Yao Ming and WildAid, public perception of shark fin soup in China is changing for the better.