| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:28 PM
At long last, area residents can look forward to the refilling of Leaser Lake after the Pensylvania Department of Environmental Protection gave approval earlier this week. The 117-acre lake in the northwestern corner of Lehigh County, just below the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:56 AM
McDonald’s, one of the largest single buyers of fish in the country, said all of its Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and Fish McBites snacks will be made of Alaskan Pollack sustainably fished in the wild.
And the company is willing to pay to prove it....
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Smoked salmon sold at Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club stores nationwide is being recalled in 42 states, including California, and Puerto Rico amid listeria concerns.
The fish was produced by a Miami subsidiary of Multiexport Foods Inc. in...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:19 AM
It’s not just fish populations shrinking, according to a new study. Fish themselves will be much smaller within a few decades.
Global warming linked to greenhouse-gas emissions will cause the body weight of more than 600 types of marine fish to...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:04 PM
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:06 AM
ROME -- Against a backdrop of growing anti-immigration sentiment in Europe, Pope Francis on Monday used his first papal trip outside the Vatican to denounce the "globalization of indifference" to migrants, calling their suffering "a painful thorn in my...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Confidential surveys of water officials, water users and others involved with the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta offer some telling insight on why the delta is stuck in a perpetual quagmire.
When it comes to fixing the hub of California’s water...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ten miles off the coast of southern Alaska, an insurance adjuster from Seattle caught a neon orange rockfish that is probably more than 100 years old.
The fish, a type of rockfish called a shortraker, was caught in 900 feet of water, weighed in at 39.08...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Federal officials have denied a petition by San Joaquin Valley farmers to drop a small West Coast group of killer whales from the endangered species list.
The refusal represents the latest development in a decade-long legal battle over protections for...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:25 PM
The highly popular Salmon River in New York has been affected by unseasonably warm and low water levels and the state's Department of Environmental Conservation has postpined the opening of flyfishing on the lower portion of the river below Altmar. Area...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Do you like to cook fish, but have no idea what to look for when you buy it at the market?
If you don't cook fish that often, the thought of hitting a fish market (or even cruising your local seafood aisle) when shopping for a recipe can be a bit...