Conservation

EXPERTS SAY U.S. COASTS AND ESTUARIES CONTRIBUTE BILLIONS TO ECONOMY

Report from Restore America's Estuaries and The Ocean Foundation Shows High Economic Value of Coasts and Estuaries at Jeopardy Without Restoration and Protection
WASHINGTON (May 21, 2008) - At the National Press Club today Jeff Benoit, President of Restore America Estuaries and Dr. Linwood

Herring Hearsay

  • By: Ted Williams
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In what should be America's most important river-herring refuge, superstition suppresses these imperiled fish.

TIPTOEING INTO SALMON RECOVERY

In February 2008 the National Marine Fisheries Service issued what they call a "Guidance" for salmon harvest management to the Pacific Fishery Management Council. The purpose is to execute commercial fisheries in a benign way so that at risk populations, especially those listed as

Collapse of Bluefin Tuna in the Western Atlantic

Thanks to my friend Carl Safina for allowing us to reproduce this fine report.

The Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus

thynnus)