The 2011 ocean winners and losers

How did the world’s oceans fare in 2011? I examine the most notable ocean winners and losers of the year. Sharks had some good wins this year. In hopes of saving sharks from the high demand for shark fin soup in Asia — several U.S. states aided these ocean giants with...

Video: Pirate Fishing in the Global Oceans

This video by the Environmental Justice Foundation highlights the impacts on the ocean environment and human rights abuses from illegal pirate fishing operations in the world’s...
Tuna and Billfish in Double Jeopardy

Tuna and Billfish in Double Jeopardy

An international team of scientists assessed the population status of several fish species for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species A new study by top fisheries experts presents an alarming assessment of several economically important fish populations. The analysis...