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Yesterday's Ocean
Environment  (tags: California, fisheries, Marc Shargel, marine protected areas, ocean conservation, Yesterday's Ocean )

Judy
- 238 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
Have you ever wondered what the seas off our shores looked like 100 years ago?
Tell the FDA: Don't Approve GMO Salmon!...PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: animals, FISHERIES, GMO, healthconditions )

Frans
- 431 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Late last year the FDA quietly took a major step toward approving the "frankenfish," AquaBounty's genetically modified salmon. Its approval would be a radical move by the FDA - the first genetically modified animal ever to enter our food supply.
The Conundrum of Food Waste
Environment  (tags: environment, humans, Food Waste, United Nations, Save Food program, Agriculture, Business, climate change, Emissions Reduction, fisheries, Fossil Fuels, Living, Food and Agriculture Organization, hunger )

Dee
- 443 days ago - green.blogs.nytimes.com
Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food -- about one third of all the food produced globally -- ends up wasted even as hundreds of millions of people go hungry. This week, two United Nations agencies opened a global campaign to address that conundrum, calling
Maintain Public Access to Fisheries Data ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, fisheries, public, data, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 533 days ago - forcechange.com
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has proposed a draft rule that would limit public access to fisheries data on the grounds of confidentiality of personal and business information. This would hinder many research and environmental
Don't Let Government Go Backwards on Overfishing ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, fisheries, protection, oceans, nature, habitat, conservation, wildlife )

Cher
- 573 days ago - act.oceana.org
Please tell NMFS to support healthy oceans by defending the protections for our nation's struggling fisheries
Global Warming Benefits Parasites, Disadvantages Fish
Environment  (tags: global warming, ocean warming, fish, parasites, fisheries )

Myron
- 860 days ago - fis.com
The researchers saw behavioural changes in infected fish, suggesting that parasites may manipulate host behaviour to make them move to warmer temperatures, where the host's growth rate slowed.
Say No to a New Net-Cage Farm, Yes to a Moratorium on Any More Net-Cages in B.C.- Take Action!
Environment  (tags: water, salmon, fisheries, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, science, research, wildlife, water, endangered, environment, destruction, conservation, government, humans, world )

Elena
- 937 days ago - livingoceans.org
Please ask Premier Clark and DFO Minister Ashfield to deny this tenure application, to place a permanent moratorium on expansion of open net-cage tenures in BC, and to move existing farms to closed containment.
ACTION ALERT: Division of Scientific Authority: Ban International Trade in Atlantic Bluefin Tuna! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: fisheries, bluefin tuna, disappearing, environment, international trade, protection conservtion, legalisation )

Simone
- 980 days ago - change.org
Overfishing has reduced Atlantic bluefin tuna populations by more than 80 percent since industrial fishing practices began and overfishing continues today.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Our Fisheries From Destructive Old Power Plants! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: fisheries, lakes, oceans, water, destruction, old power plants, enviornment, destruction )

Simone
- 980 days ago - change.org
Billions of fish and other aquatic life are destroyed every day by older power plants that draw in billions of gallons of water a day from surrounding rivers, lakes and oceans. There's new technology that uses much less water and has little or no impact
ACTION ALERT: Create Sanctuary for Blue Fin Tuna! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: fisheries, destruction, bluefin tuna, threatened, environment, protection, sanctuary )

Simone
- 991 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The tuna fishing season has begun again in the Mediterrian, even though bluefin tuna face extinction. A proposal was placed before the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species which would have banned international trade in bluefin tuna.
ACTION ALERT: Take Action to Save Wild Salmon ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: wild salmon, fisheries, nature, oceans, threatened, conservation, ecosystems )

Simone
- 1246 days ago - wildernesscommittee.org
Wild Salmon are the lifeblood of our coast, and they are under threat from industrial fish farms. Salmon farm pens are tightly packed with hundreds of thousands of adult farm salmon, thus becoming an ideal breeding ground for parasitic sea lice to
Drilling in the Gulf of St. Lawrence Is Not Worth the Risk
Environment  (tags: Canada, climate change, drilling, endangered species, fisheries, fossil fuels, marine life, pollution, seismic surveys, tourism )

Julie
- 1247 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
The Gulf of St. Lawrence provides a unique and fragile environment for more than 2,200 species of invertebrates and 19 species of marine mammals, and it is culturally, biologically, and socially important for the people of Quebec and Atlantic Canada.
Oilsands Poisoning Fish, Say Scientists, Fishermen
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, water, wildlife, fisheries, fish, streams, rivers, canada, alberta, oil, fossil fuel mining, oil sands, oil industry, poison in water supply )

Kelly
- 1306 days ago - cbc.ca
Fish with tumours, deformities and signs of disease or infection were collected from the lower Athabasca River, Athabasca Delta and Lake Athabasca, downstream from the oilsands.
Obama Fails to Protect Penguins From Climate Change and Fish Hooks - Lawsuit Next
Environment  (tags: obama administration, penguins, dying, threatened, lawsuit, protection, endangered, climate change, fisheries, industries, humans, destruction )

Simone
- 1554 days ago - all-creatures.org
"Our government is dragging its feet while penguins are marching toward extinction." Penguins face a double whammy from the threats brought by climate change and industrial fisheries that deplete the penguins' food supply and entangle and drown the
Mekong River Dams Ruin Livelihoods of 65 Million - 11 More Are Planned
Environment  (tags: mekong river, fisheries, humans, starvation, habitatdestruction, destruction, environment, ecosystems )

Simone
- 1722 days ago - ecoworldly.com
17 dams recently built on the Mekong River in Southeast Asia are threatening fisheries, destroying a vast ecosystem, and starving millions. And 11 more dams are currently in the planning process. The dams already in place are blocking fish from travel
 

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