New measure to improve the health of our oceans.
Ocean health in the U.S.Federal laws and regulations have set us on a path toward curbing overfishing and rebuilding depleted ocean fish populations in U.S. waters. However, the collateral damage from years of unsustainable fishing practices on habitat and wildlife, coupled with emerging threats related to global climate change, demand new measures to improve the health of our oceans.
A simple change to Caribbean fisheries management could help sustain both coral reefs and fishermen in the face of climate change, according to a new study by Pew marine fellow Peter Mumby, an ecologist at the University of Queensland, Australia, and four colleagues. Read More
At the United Waterfowlers-Florida’s annual summit last summer, I was reminded why I’ve been a member of this group since its beginnings. To borrow a phrase from the great conservation writer Wendell Barry, “It all turns on affection.” Read More
Quitting while you’re ahead might protect your gains in gambling and investing. But in most other endeavors, that strategy can quickly backfire: Once you quit, you probably won’t stay ahead much longer. Read More