fishermen

10.31.16

The EU Wants to Ban Sea Bass Fishing in the Atlantic

The European commission has proposed a ban on the commercial fishing of sea bass in the Atlantic and whiting in the waters of Scotland. The proposals would also reduce the "total allowable catch" for cod and sole.

9.10.16

Why These Men Are Risking Their Health to Fish

Despite the signs all over the Santa Monica pier that read “DO NOT EAT CONTAMINATED FISH” in different languages, a group of fishermen continue to fish here everyday and eat every single fish that they catch.

9.9.16

Undocumented Fishermen in Hawaii Are Being Paid 70 Cents an Hour

An Associated Press investigation has found that Hawaiian fishing boats are being manned by hundreds of undocumented workers, subjected to inhumane conditions.

7.30.16

The Beauty and Terror of Fishing for Monster Sharks

A new book documents the gore and the glory of the annual Monster Shark Tournament.

5.23.16

The Mexican NGO Getting Sharks and Fishermen to Work Together

Pelagic Life is working to reveal the harm shark fishing does to both the ecosystem and the fishing economy of San Carlos. They want to keep the sharks in the water – and bring the tourists in to see them.

7.15.15

These Fishermen Are Using Twitter to Sell Haddock

After a day at sea, fishing cooperative Dreckly Fish tweets photos of its catch to over 2,000 Twitter followers. Customers tweet to request the shellfish, haddock, cod, or sole they require and have it delivered in less than 24 hours.

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6.18.15

The Fishermen of Ghana

Romanian photographer Tudor Vintiloiu spent some time documenting the tight knit fishing community of a country burdened with a sad slave past.

4.27.15

The UK's Small-Scale Fishermen Are Struggling to Make a Living

Small-scale fishermen make up the majority of the UK’s fishing fleet but have access to just 4 percent of the Individual Fishing Quota, a system intended to prevent overfishing, but that could actually be harming the seabed and local fishermen.

10.22.14

MUNCHIES Guide to the North of England - Episode 1

Ben Ferguson travels to the Northeast of England – the home of Dracula, fishermen, and a well-kept secret: the chicken parmo. In Whitby, he joins a crew of fishermen to catch crab, then joins the Parmo Hunters on a local taste tour.