Ted Williams's Blog Archive June, 2013

First Global Review of Bycatch from Gillnet Fishing Puts Seabird Death Toll in Hundreds of Thousands

48 Critically Endangered, Endangered and Vulnerable Seabird Species Imperiled by Fishing Practice


Colossal mako shark's death not something to cheer about

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-mako-shark-20130604,0,3334344.story Sorry but I’m in the “bravo” camp.

1. The mako was taken legally.

2. It is probably a record.

Federal officials pledge continuing support to help restore one of largest alewife runs in the nation

Baileyville, Maine – Today, Tribal and federal Trustees joined with state and nongovernmental partners and Canadian officials to celebrate the reopening of the Grand Falls Dam fish ladder, which has been closed for more than two decades, river herring access to spawning grounds increases from just 2 percent to 50 percent, with significant ecological, cultural ,economic and recreationa