"Australia has the third largest fishery zone of any nation. It also has the most over-managed, heavily restricted and least productive fishery sector in the world," according to marine biologist Dr Walter Starck. "The total Australian wild caught … [Read more...] about Shifting the Environmental Impact of Fishing Somewhere Else
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority's managing director, Richard McLoughlin, claims Japan has been exceeding its quota of southern bluefin tuna for the last 20 years and not just by a few fish. In an article in today's Sydney Morning … [Read more...] about More Tuna Than Agreed?
There was some comment earlier today by Luke and Ann about feeding fish following my blog post on lungfish. Anyway, I was fascinated to learn last year that at Doctors Gully, Darwin, Australia, fishing is banned, but feeding is encouraged. A friend … [Read more...] about No Fishing, Just Feeding The Fish in Darwin
The 3,739 oil Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico make for great fishing according to Humberto Fontova writing in Brookes News. He claims that 85 percent of fishing trips from Louisiana offshore are to the platforms, that there is 50 times more marine … [Read more...] about More Oil Equals More Fish
'Getting in Deeper?' was the title of a letter to the Courier Mail on Friday which read: Now that we are going to have to import more fish because of cutbacks to commercial fishing we can expect an increase in Indonesian illegal fishing in our … [Read more...] about Let’s Import Our Fish
There is much 'food for thought' in the following piece, from ABC Online: Marine historians picking through 200,000 US restaurant menus since the 1850s, schooner logs and archaeological sites are finding that capricious human tastes have let some … [Read more...] about Food Fashion & Fisheries