European perch stuff themselves with microplastics rather than natural food, derailing their development, according to new research from Sweden.
By Nsikan Akpan
What you probably don’t know about the spicy tuna is that its main ingredient is called “tuna scrape.” Scrape is the meat left behind on the tuna’s skeleton after the fillet has been removed. It’s separated (or “scraped”) from the…
By P. J. Tobia
Americans love their aquariums. The United States reportedly imports nearly half of the total worldwide trade in aquarium fish, which almost all come from the wild, taken off of coral reefs and shipped to aquarists around the world. But while…
By Saskia de Melker
A proposed bill in Hawaii has ignited renewed discussion about the impact of the state's largest aquarium fishery, which catches hundreds of thousands of gem-like saltwater fish each year for shipment to collectors around the world. Supporters say the industry…
By PBS NewsHour
Researchers discovered a new fish species living at the greatest depths ever explored of the world's largest ocean.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
What happens to a 2,000 year-old marsh when sea levels rise? Scientists have been studying the Plum Island Estuary to find out.
By William Brangham
President Anote Tong of the tiny Pacific Island nation of Kiribati, announced Monday the closure of a vast fishing ground known as the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. The area, which spans over 150,000 square miles of ocean -- roughly the…
Recently obtained photos of dead sea mammals and fish that were caught in fishing nets have outraged conservationists. The photos were obtained by Oceana, an international organization that focuses on ocean conservation, through a freedom of information request.
By News Desk
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, eating seafood sustainably can drastically help us meet our seafood needs without compromising the needs of future generations. But what does sustainability mean when it comes to the seafood we consume?…
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