Increased amounts of toxic mercury may enter people's seafood as the oceans warm. Biologists observed higher accumulation of mercury in a fish at the bottom of the food chain as temperatures increased. Continue reading →
Seismic testing for oil and gas could be affecting shellfish populations by damaging their larvae. Continue reading →
Sea turtles were the second most common catch on Costa Rican fishermen's longlines during the past decade. Sharks also suffered on the hooks. Continue reading →
The abundance of fishes on restaurant menus provide clues to the quantities of fish species in the ocean. Continue reading →
The diets wealthy Americans can afford means they build up more heavy metals in their bodies than lower earners. Continue reading →
For the last 56 years, the United States and Canada have failed to report Arctic fish catches to the FAO - Russia under-reported catches.
Keeping seafood safe for consumers requires testing imports for unapproved drugs. Should buyers be given the information about the origins of their seafood and make the call themselves?
The European Parliament has agreed that vessels should not be allowed to cut fins off sharks while still at sea.
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