#Overfishing

  • Article: Asia's Growing Appetite for Meat and Seafood Will 'Strain Environment'
    Environment

    Asia's Growing Appetite for Meat and Seafood Will 'Strain Environment'

    Sept. 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A land area the size of India will be needed for additional food production. Read more

  • Article: Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining
    Environment

    Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 29, 2018

    The reserves are home to immense biodiversity. Read more

  • Article: Fishing Companies Are Trying to Hide How Penguins Are Showing Up Dead in Their Nets
    Environment

    Fishing Companies Are Trying to Hide How Penguins Are Showing Up Dead in Their Nets

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 17, 2018

    Governments are reckoning with the staggering scale of bycatch. Read more

  • Article: Ecuador Jails Chinese Fishermen Caught With 6,600 Sharks
    Environment

    Ecuador Jails Chinese Fishermen Caught With 6,600 Sharks

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 29, 2017

    It’s a victory, but it’s also an outlier. Read more

  • Article: A Rule to Keep Endangered Whales, Turtles Out of Nets Was Just Scrapped by the Trump Administration
    Environment

    A Rule to Keep Endangered Whales, Turtles Out of Nets Was Just Scrapped by the Trump Administration

    By Joe McCarthy|June 13, 2017

    “Killing endangered whales to catch swordfish off the California coast is a crime against nature.” Read more

  • Article: This UN Proposal Could Save the Fishing Industry, But Put Millions Out of Work
    Environment

    This UN Proposal Could Save the Fishing Industry, But Put Millions Out of Work

    By Joe McCarthy|May 11, 2017

    An urgent call to action. Read more

  • Article: How this global treaty could save the world's fish
    Environment

    How this global treaty could save the world's fish

    By Joe McCarthy|June 6, 2016

    The heart of the problem is that there is so little regulation of the world's oceans. Read more

  • Article: climate change decrease marine life
    Environment

    Why are squids thriving in warming oceans?

    By Krista Watson|May 26, 2016

    Squids, octopuses and cuttlefish are flourishing — but what about the rest of marine life? Read more