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Clever fish around the coast of Mallorca Island

To avoid overfishing and aid in sustainable exploitation, the status of the fish stocks has to be monitored regularly. In many cases stock assessment is based on fishery-dependent data generated from fish ...

dateMay 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Zambia lifts ban on hunting of big cats

Zambia has lifted a ban on the hunting of big cats that was imposed over allegations of corruption in the awarding of government hunting concessions, officials said Wednesday.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Japanese zoos, aquariums vote over dolphin hunt

Japan's zoos and aquariums were expected to decide Wednesday whether to remain part of a global body that suspended them over their use of dolphins caught by the controversial drive hunt method.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Japan's whaling science under the microscope

When Japanese researchers said earlier this year that eating whale meat could help prevent dementia and memory loss, the news provoked snorts of derision—it couldn't be real science, went the retort.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Ecology
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