Tony Schick, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and Maya Miller / ProPublicaNov 23, 2022
In a region contaminated by more than a century of industrial and agricultural pollution, the Yakama people have to weigh unknown health risks against sacred practices. Dig deeper ( 17 Min. Read )
GILLIAN FLACCUS / The Associated PressDec 26, 2019
Quotas lead to quicker than expected sustainability, and groundfish bottom trawling again will be allowed in area off Oregon and California. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Tim Radford / Climate News NetworkMar 5, 2019
On the fishing grounds, they already know about climate change. As fish evade warmer waters, there are winners—but many more losers. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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As cooler waters tempt fish to escape growing warmth, international agreements on fishing rights become outdated, heightening tensions between states. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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Scientists calculate that worldwide fish yields could rise by millions of metric tons a year if nations stick to the Paris Agreement on global warming. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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A new report by the World Economic Forum says 8 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean every year-- the equivalent of one garbage truckload of waste every minute. The report projects that by 2050, the weight of plastic in the seas will exceed that of the fish. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Alex Kirby / Climate News NetworkDec 21, 2015
The world’s lakes are heating up fast, threatening the fish on which millions depend, as well as rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Tim Radford / Climate News NetworkNov 4, 2015
Changes in the Gulf Stream current are raising sea temperatures off the New England coast and seriously depleting the cod so valuable to the fishing industry. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 16, 2015
The World Wildlife Fund's findings spell trouble for all nations, especially those in the developing world whose people are heavily dependent on the ocean’s resources. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Kieran Cooke, Climate News NetworkAug 27, 2015
Rampant overfishing combined with the impact of climate change is seriously endangering the well-being of the oceans, environmental analysts say. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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