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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop New England Fisheries Managers From Eliminating Crucial Habitat Protections
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, overfishing, environment, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, oceans, protection, wildlife, animals, conservation )

- 77 days ago -
Important areas in New England's offshore waters, protected from destructive fishing gear for decades, are under threat. These places are essential for a variety of marine animals, including some of the region's iconic species, such as cod and whales.
The Decline and Fall of America's Last Great Fishery
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, ecosystems, environment, fishing, overfishing, marine mammals, destruction, animals, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 254 days ago -
The Bering Sea is America's biggest fishery - but factory trawlers are ripping the guts out of the ecosystem,
U.S. Environmental Group Puts Canadian Fisheries on Its Target List
Environment  (tags: animals, protection, overfishing, world, environment )

- 384 days ago -
A prominent U.S. environmental group is targeting seafood imports from countries that don't follow American fishing standards -- and Canada is on its hit list.
The 'Dead' Ocean: Eyewitness Says Overfishing Has Emptied the Pacific
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, environment, destruction, overfishing, ecosystems, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world )

- 461 days ago -
An Australian sailor has described parts of the Pacific Ocean as "dead" because of severe overfishing, with his vessel having to repeatedly swerve debris for thousands of kilometers on a journey from Australia to Japan.
Protecting the Ocean
Environment  (tags: National Geographic, Protecting the Ocean, overfishing, global warming, pollution, solutions )

- 598 days ago -
The oceans are facing threats from many sides. Learn about the issues--pollution, overfishing, and global warming chief among them--and the possible solutions for protecting the ocean. National Geographic article well written with lots of photos.
Demand That European Fleets Stop Deep Sea Overfishing ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, fish, overfishing, protection, habitat )

- 844 days ago -
The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) was enacted by the European Union in order to organize its various countries, using collaborative planning with the public goal of maintaining a sustainable European fishing industry. Among the features of this policy
Swift Action Needed to Save World's Declining Fisheries-Study
Environment  (tags: animals, overfishing, oceans, humans, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

- 848 days ago -
Swift action is required to save many of the world's fisheries that are declining faster than expected, a study in a leading scientific journal shows.
UK ACTIVISM: Prince of Wales Launches Campaign to Save Fish and Chips
Environment  (tags: overfishing, environment, protection, humans, wildlife, animalwelfare, animals, habitat, ecosystems, environment, world, protection, nature, humans, politics )

- 992 days ago -
The Prince of Wales has launched a campaign to save the future of fish and chips as he warned of the "dire" consequences of over-fishing.
ARGENTINA: Paraná River Not What It Used to Be
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, overfishing, biodiversity wildlife, pollution, protection, weather, climate-change, climate )

- 1074 days ago -
Lower water levels and increasing pressure from overfishing in the Paraná river are causing an unprecedented decline in fish stocks in the river that is regarded as the second most biodiverse in South America after the Amazon river.
Canada - Reduce the Power of the Fisheries Minister ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, overfishing, habitat, nature, protection, destruction )

- 1087 days ago -
Ask the Canadian government to overhaul its long outdated governance of fisheries, reducing the power of conflicted ministers and their departments and ensuring that long-term, scientifically based decisions are made.
Victory Month | Threatened Bluefin Tuna Get Some Help
Environment  (tags: bluefin tuna, overfishing, Oceana, ICCAT, endangered, conservation, Ted Danson, Reynard Loki, 13.7 Billion Years )

- 1129 days ago -
Governments have agreed to implement an electronic catch documentation system for bluefin, which will help maintain healthier fish stocks for the threatened bluefin tuna, prized by sushi eaters. Help by taking the Pledge to Avoid Bluefin Tuna.
ACTION ALERT: Act Now to Protect Whale Sharks! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: oceans, enviornment, overfishing, destruction whale sharks, netted, killed, protection, congress, ecosystems )

- 1165 days ago -
More than 10 percent of the whale sharks netted this way are killed, and the fate of those released is unknown. The United States operates one of the biggest purse seine fleets for tuna in the region and should lead efforts to protect
Action Alert: Protect America's Ocean Fish
Environment  (tags: Ocean Ecosystems, overfishing, H.R. 2304 )

- 1250 days ago -
Recently the "Fishery Science Improvement Act" (H.R. 2304) was introduced in Congress.The bill would undermine fisheries science, abandon fishery conservation goals and jeopardize successful efforts underway to prevent overfishing. Please sign petition!
World's Oceans Move Into 'Extinction Phase'
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, climate-change, overfishing, oceans, pollution, destruction, wildlife, nature, humans )

- 1316 days ago -
The next generation may lose the opportunity to swim over coral reefs or eat certain species of fish, scientists have warned, as the world's oceans move into a 'phase of extinction' due to human impacts such as over-fishing and climate change.
Will the San Jose Sharks Help Save Real Sharks? - PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Environment  (tags: ice hockey, environment, oceans, sharks, threatened, overfishing, killed, conservation, laws, legalisation )

- 1358 days ago -
California's San Jose Sharks are on a tear through the NHL playoffs this month, and so their mascot 'Sharkie' must be keeping seriously busy. Win or lose, when the season is done, we hope that the team can sink its teeth into an important statewide issue

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