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Dams, fish, and our participation does matter

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

May 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Why is permit on the menu at “hip” Miami eatery?

Top Chef contestant McGinnis condescendingly argues, "I know a lot about fishing, dear. Whoever it is who’s telling you [it's a permit] doesn’t know what they’re talking about," Renowned marine biologists disagree. [...]

May 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Is a bountiful bonefish and permit fishery Slip Slidin’ Away?

Biscayne Bay is a large body of water - a Miami jewel, but it has too many users and abusers. Is the toll approaching a tipping point? [...]

May 14, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

VA proposal for tighter oversight of recreational striped bass catch dies

Commercial fishermen asked state regulators to make recreational fishermen tag their striped bass the way commercial operators do. [...]

May 10, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Race to the bottom: Impact of deep-sea fishing severely underestimated

New research shows that fishery managers may have grossly underestimated the global impacts of trawling for decades. [...]

April 24, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Two bonefish pre-spawning sites discovered in Northern Belize

This discovery represents a major step forward in bonefish research along the Belize-Mexico border, as it is the first time pre-spawning behavior has been documented in the region. [...]

April 18, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Which FL governor candidate would be best for the Everglades?

With Scott wrapping up his second term, the question is: Which gubernatorial candidate will be the best advocate for the Everglades, the estuaries and Florida Bay? [...]

April 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

So this is Red Tide: an essay by Jerry Kustich

The way I see it, the St Lucie River, the Caloosahatchee River and the Everglades are all burning, we just can’t see the flames. [...]

April 12, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bahamian Minister sets “goal” of doubling annual $90M fisheries exports

Fishermen yesterday backed a Cabinet Minister's goal of doubling Bahamian fisheries exports to near-$200 million. [...]

April 9, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Court lifts block on Montana Yellowstone dam in endangered fish dispute

A $59 million dam on Montana’s Yellowstone River could doom an endangered ancient fish species. [...]

April 6, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide