If you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em? A look into a new name – and, some hope, a new taste – for an invasive species.
Category: Threats to Fisheries
We all need freshwater biodiversity
Guest author Rob St. John reflects on why people need freshwater biodiversity. And it‘s more than just the edible fish and recreation that you might…
Centenarians of the Sea
What is the lifespan of a Rougheye Rockfish? Take a look at this guest post by Andreas Rice to find out!
Another ‘Juneteenth’ story, of the SC Sea Islands
This is the second year we celebrate Juneteenth as a national holiday in the United States. So while the historical events from Galveston are now known to many, this Juneteenth, I have been reflecting on how many other locations around the country have diverse stories to tell of the momentous event of the Emancipation Proclamation in our national history.
These Waters Aren’t Deep Enough for the Both of Us: A Brown and Cutthroat Trout Showdown
In the wild west, there’s a new outlaw in town…join guest blogger Madi Richardson on a journey to Yellowstone National Park.
Pacific Lamprey: Salmon’s underappreciated neighbor
The west coast of the United States is home to numerous important fisheries, however, most of the time, the conversation is monopolized by a few popular species…what about one that is less well known?
How much do you know about some of the world’s most valuable fishes?
Frog Eat Frog World
With Guest Blogger Ben Ikenson, explore how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and partners are managing the ‘menace of bullfrogs’ to protect habitats for threatened and endangered native fish and frogs…
Inland fisheries are a key ingredient to reaching Sustainable Development Goals
Though they are not explicitly mentioned, inland fisheries make substantial contributions towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, particularly No Poverty (SDG 1), Zero Hunger (SDG 2), Clean Water and Sanitation (SDG 6), Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) and Life on Land (SDG 15).
How can you help migratory fish? Think global, act local.
Together we can make sure that stories of amazing migratory freshwater species are being told, through newspapers, social media and television. Together we can make sure that policymakers see the urgency AND the potential of all the positive energy of people who are ready to restore.
Bending the Curve of Global Freshwater Biodiversity Loss
“Bend it like Beckham.” Except the goal here doesn’t involve a soccer ball but an Emergency Recovery Plan to change the trajectory of freshwater biodiversity loss.
The Human Side of the Shark Fin Trade
The common narrative of the shark fin trade only tells the sharks’ side of the story. Here, guest blogger Kylie Holub discusses the human side of the shark fin trade…
Queen Elsa and Princess Anna: Unexpected Proponents of Dam Removal
With Frozen II, Disney has created a new generation of kids who will understand why removing old, derelict dams creates positive consequences for the environment and people.
Stop Trash Talking These Fish!
It’s time to dispose of the trash fish label when it comes to native species
Uptake of the IPBES Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) recently released its Global Assessment. Broadly, the report finds that nature (marine, aquatic, and terrestrial systems) is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history.