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By PBS NewsHour
Off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, there’s not much cod left, but there’s plenty of dogfish. It’s a creature most Americans have never heard of, much less consumed. Instead, Americans are eating imported tuna, salmon and shrimp, in a…
By Nsikan Akpan
European perch stuff themselves with microplastics rather than natural food, derailing their development, according to new research from Sweden.
By P. J. Tobia
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…
Aquaponics, a system of farming that uses no soil, also uses far less water than traditional agriculture. But while the technique is gaining attention, it remains a very niche way to grow produce due to economic limitations. Special correspondent Cat…
By Saskia de Melker
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…
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 Carey Reed
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…
By Brian Epstein
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.
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