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The value of seagrass in securing a sustainable planet

Researchers believe that improving knowledge of how seagrasses are important for biodiversity, fisheries and our global carbon cycle in turn needs to be reflected...

Getting conservationists and fishers on the same page

Historically, fisheries and the conservation community have struggled to find common ground. The tension between one's desire to turn a profit and the other's...

World’s biggest fisheries supported by seagrass meadows

The study entitled 'Seagrass meadows support global fisheries production' published in Conservation Letters, provides evidence that a fifth of the world's biggest fisheries, such as...

Boosting livelihoods and conservation practices among small-scale fishermen

Around the UK, there are hundreds of coastal communities supporting the livelihoods of hard-working small-scale fishermen. Enabling them to secure a sustainable income has always...

Walleye fish populations are in decline

Walleye, an iconic native fish species in Wisconsin, the upper Midwest and Canada, are in decline in northern Wisconsin lakes, according to a study published this...

Sustainable ocean development

Earth's vast and vital oceans are a critical source of economic productivity, but issues of space management, interindustry conflict and environmental degradation often limit...

Fishery managers can cope with ecological complexity

To successfully manage fisheries, factors in the environment that affect fish -- like food sources, predators and habitat -- should be considered as part...

Call for improved technologies to save imperiled salmon

Scientists working to protect California's most endangered salmon say in a new report that key improvements in tracking Sacramento River winter-run Chinook through California's...

Competition for fish between seals, birds and humans

In Sweden and in other parts of Europe there are concerns that seals and birds compete with humans for fish resources. For the Baltic...

Researchers provide fisheries a solution to overharvesting

There are fewer fish in the sea - literally. Consumer demand and inadequate scientific information has led to overharvesting, reducing fish species and fish stocks...