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PolitiFact calls claims of menhaden declines “Mostly False”, is completely wrong

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceDecember 17, 2012

Despite their small size and plain appearance, menhaden have been called “the most important fish in the sea” because numerous coastal fish species rely on them for food. Although they aren’t typically eaten by humans, there is still a huge fishery for them for bait, aquaculture food, and oil. That fishery has been essentially unregulated, […]

Innovative Conservation: Shark Attack Survivors Speak About Saving Sharks

Conservation, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksSeptember 15, 2010

Last Monday, the Pew Environment Group’s Global Shark Conservation Campaign arranged for a brilliant PR stunt – they arranged for survivors of shark attacks to speak about shark conservation outside of the United Nations headquarters in New York. Though very few people are ever bitten by sharks, many fear them, which makes it difficult to […]

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