Dumped fishing gear is biggest plastic polluter in ocean, finds report Greenpeace calls for global action over nets, lines and traps that are deadly for marine life. Lost and abandoned fishing gear which is deadly to marine life makes up the majority of large plastic pollution in the oceans, according to a report by Greenpeace. More […]
‘Large marine protected areas (MPAs) are increasingly being established to contribute to global conservation targets but present an immense challenge for managers as they seek to govern human interactions with the environment over a vast geographical expanse. These challenges are further compounded by the remote location of some MPAs, which magnify the costs of management […]
Scotland’s fisheries minister has warned of an ‘extremely challenging picture’ for next year’s fishing opportunities, particularly for whitefish stocks. fishingnews.co.uk/news/extremely… ICES – 8/11/2019 We have just released updates to some North Sea fish stock advice, which were originally published in June (1/2) Cod: ices.dk/sites/pub/Publ… Haddock: ices.dk/sites/pub/Publ… Norway lobster (nephrops): ices.dk/sites/pub/Publ…
Al Harris is an inspiration. This TED talk provides a different model on engagement of fisher and women in communities to help protect the ocean.