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Underground seamounts threatened

Scientists believe that no less than 98% of marine plant and animal life live in or on the ocean floor. Large numbers of them live around underwater mountains, also called …

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Omega-3 and overfishing blue whiting

In the northern Atlantic Ocean blue whiting is currently being excessively and irresponsibly fished. In Iceland alone 276 million kilos of it. The majority of this is processed into fish …

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Overfishing continues unabated

Overfishing is prevalent along most of the world’s coasts. The consequences: 1. Fishing fleets target increasingly small species so that they no longer have enough time to mate. 2. Fishing …

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Overfishing – for decades

Unless drastic measures are taken, the waters around Europe, and elsewhere, will start to look like a desert, and an empty fishpond. Fishermen often forget that they only harvest and …

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Farming tuna a huge disaster

Fishing for tuna was once very efficient. In the Mediterranean it was the huge tuna such as the Sicilian Mattanza that was fished. But that is a thing of the …

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