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Aquaculture

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  • Rockfish quotas stir controversy

    Rockfish quotas stir controversy
    Sharing is often considered a good thing. But ask fishermen to share their catch, especially of Maryland's state fish, and things can get testy — with seafood consumers on the hook for how it plays out. Maryland is changing the way striped bass...
  • Atlantic fishing nations fail to act to protect sharks, tuna

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nations whose fleets fish for bluefin tuna and sharks ended a meeting in South Africa without reaching agreement on action to protect critically endangered species, environmentalist groups said. A proposal to ban fishing of...
  • Google Earth images reveal unreported fish catches

    Google Earth images reveal unreported fish catches
    All it took to reach a more realistic estimate of how much fish is being harvested from the sea was one scientist with an Internet connection and an inquisitive mind. Researchers at the University of British Columbia used satellite imagery from Google...
  • Harbor Point environmental questions [Commentary]

    Harbor Point environmental questions [Commentary]
    At a recent public meeting, representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Maryland Department of the Environment, Honeywell International and Beatty Development Group made formal presentations focused on environmental concerns associated...
  • Mammal Center gets donation from Kia

    Mammal Center gets donation from Kia
    The Pacific Marine Mammal Center has a new set of wheels to help spread the word of its mission to nurse marine animals back to health. Kia Motors America donated one of its Soul models to the Laguna Beach center, a nonprofit organization that rescues,...
  • Bristol Bay: Washington senator, chefs protest Pebble Mine

    SEATTLE -- Eight days after the federal government declared that a proposed mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay would have a devastating effect on the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery, a Washington senator and 250 chefs and food professionals...
  • Suit alleges U.S. ignored 'best available science' in sonar ruling

    Suit alleges U.S. ignored 'best available science' in sonar ruling
    The National Marine Fisheries Service violated federal law when it authorized the Navy's use of sonar in training exercises off Hawaii and California through 2018, an environmental group said in a lawsuit filed Monday. The agency's own analysis had...
  • Harbor Point does not need more studies [Letter]

    Harbor Point does not need more studies [Letter]
    The recent commentary, "Harbor Point environmental questions," (Dec. 2), may lead The Sun's readers to believe that additional studies are necessary before work can begin on the proposed redevelopment there. In fact, these suggested studies have nothing...
  • Train in Alabama oil spill was carrying 2.7 million gallons of crude

    A train that derailed and exploded in rural Alabama was hauling 2.7 million gallons of crude oil, according to officials. The 90-car train was crossing a timber trestle above a wetland near Aliceville late Thursday night when approximately 25 rail...
  • 11 more pilot whales die in Florida; outlook 'bleak' for survivors

    Eleven more pilot whales have been found dead in the lower Florida Keys days after their pod became stranded in shallow waters along the coast, officials said Sunday, calling the outlook "bleak" for 29 surviving whales that remain unaccounted for. A...
  • House committee no friend to wildlife and habitat

    The Pennsylvania House Game and Fisheries Committee appears to be selling out the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the Pennsylvania Game Commission when it comes to designating or removing native wildlife from the state's threatened and...