#Overfishing

  • Article: Bangladesh Bans Fishing in Bay of Bengal to Protect Key Species From Collapsing
    Environment

    Bangladesh Bans Fishing in Bay of Bengal to Protect Key Species From Collapsing

    By Joe McCarthy|May 20, 2019

    "These resources will deplete one day if we do not use them sustainably.” Read more

  • Article: Crickets, Algae, Forgotten Vegetables: How This 'Final Table' Chef Took on the World's Broken Food System
    Food & Hunger

    Crickets, Algae, Forgotten Vegetables: How This 'Final Table' Chef Took on the World's Broken Food System

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 14, 2019

    “Bite by bite we’re eating the planet.” Read more

  • Article: 5 Marine Animals Will Go Extinct If We Don't Act Now
    Environment

    5 Marine Animals Will Go Extinct If We Don't Act Now

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 12, 2018

    From Narwhal whales to green sea turtles, countless marine animals are in trouble. Read more

  • 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