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This Fishing Association Is Rewarding People for Catching Endangered Species
Offbeat  (tags: Fish and Marine, Endangered Species, fishing, recreational, stronger protection laws, biodiversity, ecosystems, marine life )

- 473 days ago -
Some endangered fish species are being targeted by the world's largest recreational fishing association. Out of the 74 species targeted by the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) in their annual contest to capture the biggest fish, 9 are listed...
Endangered Olive Ridley Turtles Found Dead Along Chennai Coast
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Species, turtles, gill nets, fishing, questionable practices, biodiversity, wildlife loss, Wildlife conservation, wrong prorities, changes, prevention, stronger protection, safety )

- 477 days ago -
On Wednesday night, twenty-two Olive Ridley Turtles were found dead on the shores of Chennai along the Bay of Bengal. This is in addition to the one hundred carcasses that have already washed up on Chennai's shores over the past two weeks.
Monster Fish Caught By Fishermen Using Their Dead Pal as BAIT
Offbeat  (tags: Friend, Fishing, Bait, Ashes, Monster Fish )

- 1115 days ago -
Paul Fairbrass and Cliff Dale were supposed to go on a trip with friend Ron Hopper but he tragically died of cancer.So they blended his ashes into their fishing bait, which helped them snare a 180lbs catch.
Alabama Men Go Fishing and Catch Two Adorable Kittens VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: alabama, fishing, kittens, animals, humans, off-beat )

- 1355 days ago -
Imagine youâEUR(TM)re out on a remote river fishing with your buddiesâEUR"the water is calm, youâEUR(TM)re surrounded by forest land, and there isnâEUR(TM)t a soul around. WhatâEUR(TM)s one thing you wouldnâEUR(TM)t expect to find? How about a kitten?
These Guys Were Out Fishing, When .....
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, humans, fishing, rescue, surprise, abuse )

- 1356 days ago -
.... it sure wasn't fish swimming towards them! What? It's ...... kittens ??
Stop Subsidizing Illegal Fishing Operations PETITION
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, suffering, fishing )

- 1580 days ago -
A company know for massive illegal fishing raids has received almost 16 million euros in subsidies by the European Union (EU) and Spanish Government. Vidal Armadores S.A.'s (Vidal) list of unsustainable actions is long and gruesome. For over a decade,
Dolphins Teach Each Other New Trick
Offbeat  (tags: animals, culture, dolphins, fishing, humor, interesting, unusual, wildlife )

- 2809 days ago -
It's all the rage among bottlenose dolphins in Shark Bay, Australia: catching fish with a conch shell. But this discovery is doubly exciting to scientists, because it isn't just another new example of how dolphins use tools in their daily lives; it's a
Sedatives Used to Free Whale From Fishing Line
Offbeat  (tags: Fishing, whale, save, endangered )

- 3030 days ago -
Researchers have a new tactic to save endangered whales tangled in fishing line: Get them to calm down with sedatives shot from a dart gun so they can pull closer and cut the potentially fatal gear away.
Activist Bethune's New Conservation Group Won't Fight Japan Whalers
Offbeat  (tags: whales, antiwhaling, Peter Bethune, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, departed, Japan, convicted, Earthrace Conservation Organization, fishing, illegal fishing, protection )

- 3097 days ago -
Antiwhaling activist Peter Bethune, who was deported from Japan earlier this year after being convicted of trespass and other charges, said Thursday a new conservation group he formed will steer clear of Japan's whalers in the upcoming whale hunt.
Do Anglers Have Small Rods?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, fishing, humans )

- 3224 days ago -
A recent study suggests that men tend to overcompensate when their masculinity is threatened, and this feeling of inadequacy can manifest itself as aggression toward others. So our friends at PETA U.K. are asking a question: Do anglers have small rods?
Coral Triangle Fishers Work Together to Stop Indiscriminate Killing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, fishing, killing, wildlife )

- 3256 days ago -
Large fishing companies and small-scale fisherfolk in the Coral Triangle, together with fisheries experts and relevant government agencies have been gathering this week to address some of the challenges plaguing this region's fishing
Gulf Indians' Lament: Spill Just Latest Clash for Tribes With Big Oil
Offbeat  (tags: oil spill gulf of Mexico, fishing, marsh )

- 3288 days ago -
POINTE-AU-CHIEN, La. » Like many American Indians on the bayou, Emary Billiot blames oil companies for ruining his ancestral marsh over the decades. Still, he's always been able to fish -- but now even that is not a certainly.
Protecting Corals Increases Fishing Profits
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, corals, fishing )

- 3289 days ago -
The landmark findings will help usher in a new era of acceptance for fishery management solutions that provide for local communities while protecting the world's priority seascapes.
Florida Temporarily Bans Catching of Certain Fish
Offbeat  (tags: animals, fish, ban, environment, protection, fishing )

- 3409 days ago -
The state has temporarily banned the catching of certain saltwater fish because the recent cold snap killed too many of them

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