Satellites Are Zeroing in on Poachers and Traffickers in the ‘Outlaw Ocean’
Some vessels use ocean rendezvous to exchange contraband, and even captive crew. But big data tools are finding new ways to track these activities from outer space.
Indonesian Fishers Are Building a DIY Fish Database to Protect Their Industry
Overfishing has threatened to bring local fisheries to a collapse.
A Guy Punched a Black Bear in the Face When It Tried to Break Into a House
Human-black bear conflict is on the rise. It’s a sad story—for the bears.
Massive Atlantic Salmon Escape Blamed on the Eclipse
Tribal fishermen say the fish farm owner is using the eclipse as an excuse.
Warmer Waters from Climate Change Could Lead to Smaller Fish
More than our sushi is at stake.
I am scared
What This Terrifying, Crab-Butchering Robot Can Teach Us About Automation
Robots aren't always the solution to a labour crisis.
Gender Equality is Necessary For a Sustainable Fishing Industry
Just like any other male-dominated industry, women fishers face discrimination, harassment and other gender-based disparities.
Nine Massive Fisheries Just Pledged to Combat Overfishing and Slave Labor
The world may be burning, but there's still some hope for our oceans.
The Fight For a Fish That Feeds the BC Coast
The Heiltsuk Nation has worked hard to halt the recent collapse of herring populations. But the future is far from certain.
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Slippery Thief Makes Off With 363 Salamanders in Mysterious Heist
Show yourself, thief.
The World Is Running Out of Fish Faster Than We Thought
New research suggests the number of fish caught for consumption is double what is being reported.
Why Green Crabs Are Invading the East Coast
The gophers of the sea, they dig and dig, destroying eelgrass habitats.