fisheries

Sea Crime

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.
Becky Ferreira
6.8.18
Conservation

Indonesian Fishers Are Building a DIY Fish Database to Protect Their Industry

Overfishing has threatened to bring local fisheries to a collapse.
Nadiah Rosli
1.16.18
bear brawl

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.
Lisa Cumming
8.25.17
Salmon

Massive Atlantic Salmon Escape Blamed on the Eclipse

Tribal fishermen say the fish farm owner is using the eclipse as an excuse.
Alex Swerdloff
8.24.17
environment

Warmer Waters from Climate Change Could Lead to Smaller Fish

More than our sushi is at stake.
Nick Rose
8.23.17
I am scared

What This Terrifying, Crab-Butchering Robot Can Teach Us About Automation

Robots aren't always the solution to a labour crisis.
Jordan Pearson
7.7.17
Impact Work

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.
Kimberly Lawson
7.6.17
fishing

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.
Alex Swerdloff
6.13.17
herring fishery

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.
Kyle Artelle
Mike Reid
5.29.17
center for biological diversity

Slippery Thief Makes Off With 363 Salamanders in Mysterious Heist

Show yourself, thief.
Sarah Emerson
1.26.17
News

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.
James Wilt
12.15.16
climate change

Why Green Crabs Are Invading the East Coast

The gophers of the sea, they dig and dig, destroying eelgrass habitats.
Nathan Baril
8.8.16
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