EU fish discard ban agreed -- for 2019
After 20 hours of talks into the early hours Wednesday, Europe's fisheries ministers finally struck a compromise deal to save the oceans from overfishing -- but failed to satisfy environmentalists.
Killer fungus spreads to endangered gray bats: US
A deadly fungus that has wiped out large populations of bats in North America has spread to a new species, the endangered gray bat, US wildlife officials said Tuesday.
Expanding dead zones shrinking tropical blue marlin habitat
The science behind counting fish in the ocean to measure their abundance has never been simple. A new scientific paper authored by NOAA Fisheries biologist Eric Prince, Ph.D., and eight other scientists shows ...
Texas drought will harm wildlife habitat for years
(AP) -- In a muddy pile of sand where a pond once flowed in the Texas Panhandle, dead fish, their flesh already decayed and feasted on by maggots, lie with their mouths open. Nearby, deer munch on the equivalent ...
Gulf of Mexico dead zone severely impairs reproduction in Atlantic croaker
(PhysOrg.com) -- Atlantic croaker living in the large Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone" exhibit severe reproductive impairment with potential long-term impacts on the fish's population abundance, researchers from ...
Tons of dead fish pulled from California marina
It could take a week - and the smell could get pretty bad - before crews manage to scoop and vacuum up tons of dead sardines from a Southern California marina. ...
Researchers discover how mercury gets into fish we eat
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the US have discovered the mechanism whereby dangerous mercury eventually finds its way into the fish we eat from the open seas and oceans.
Oceans where fishes choke
(PhysOrg.com) -- Australian marine scientists have expressed disquiet over the continued worldwide spread of large, dead zones in the ocean.
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