#Overfishing

  • Article: Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 8, 2019

    There are only about 400 North Atlantic right whales left in the world. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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'

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 4, 2018

    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

    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

    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

    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