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Global fisheries research finds promise and peril

Global fisheries, a vital source of food and revenue throughout the world, contribute between US$225-$240 billion per year to the worldwide economy, according to four new studies released today. Researchers also concluded ...

Sep 14, 2010 not rated yet 0

Distressed damsels stress coral reefs

Damselfish are killing head corals and adding stress to Caribbean coral reefs, which are already in desperately poor condition from global climate change, coral diseases, hurricanes, pollution, and overfishing. Restoring ...

May 26, 2010 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

EU OKs tougher penalties for illegal fishing

(AP) -- The European Union agreed Tuesday on tougher penalties to counter illegal fishing, considered a major cause of the depletion of fish stocks in European waters, particularly of prized cod and bluefin tuna.

Oct 20, 2009 1 / 5 (1) 0