The US has laid claim to billions of acres of coastal seas, but that vast area produces very little seafood for Americans. Therein lies a dilemma: should the U.S.
When The Nature Conservancy, the nation’s largest environmental group, came into Morro Bay, California, in 2006 and bought out all the fishing rights—effectively closing millions of acre
Menhaden are modest little fish so rich in oil that they’re sometimes called the soybean of the sea.
Doppler radar for fish could revolutionize ocean monitoring
Wild-fish roundups may be the future of sustainable seafood
Scientists grapple with measuring the human impact on global fisheries
Marine reserves have proven effective in bolstering fish populations, but implementing them is often difficult.
Fish-feed substitutes can keep aquaculture from depleting oceans
Ten thousand years ago, humans made the shift on land from hunting and gathering to farming. Now the same transformation is taking place at sea.
Overloaded with nutrients from fertilizer, animal waste, and sewage, parts of the sea have become oxygen-deprived dead zones.