Business & Economics

Feeding the Virgins
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The US Virgin Islands are vulnerable to food shortages, but two innovative agricultural projects are getting things growing.

Sewage Rehab
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After decades of work, green chemistry may be the answer to polluted sewage.

Money Might Not Be Enough to Stop the Lionfish Invasion
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In Mexico, officials consider a tax on divers to help fight invasive lionfish.

People Don’t Care if Their Fish Is Sustainable
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Taste, price, and texture matter most to consumers when it comes to buying fish.

Chesapeake Bay’s Misguided War on the Ray
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Science can go wrong—sometimes with deadly consequences.

West Africa’s Artisanal Fishers Rival the Industrial Fleet
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But they’re much less effective—something scientists hope to change.

The Wild West of Deep-Sea Mining
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The International Seabed Authority is racing to draft regulations for the nascent deep-sea mining industry.

Land Food Versus Seafood
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The omegas battle it out in our budgets and our bodies.

The Fish that Smells like Money
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A tiny anchovy could be a silver bullet for malnutrition in Peru—if only we would let it.

Canada’s New Marine (Less) Protected (Than It Could Have Been) Area
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A string of concessions to the oil and gas and fishing industries has severely weakened the protective value of Canada’s largest planned marine...

The Invisible Fishing Fleet
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Women have a crucial—yet often overlooked—role in fisheries.

Cambodia’s Dirty Business
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Three activists are living in exile following a campaign to expose Cambodia’s sand mining industry.

Svalbard’s Snow Crabs: a Pincered Proxy for Arctic Oil
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There were the cod wars and then the turbot wars—are the crab wars now upon us?

The Lingering Legacy of the Nathan E. Stewart
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It’s been six months since the tug ran aground on the British Columbia coast, but local First Nations are still living with the repercussions.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Was Ignoring Its Own Habitat Protection Guidelines
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In 2012, the federal government relaxed rules limiting the degradation of fishing habitat, claiming the requirements were overly burdensome. But...

Biology Versus Bones: the Case of the Cape Flattery Fur Seal
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The fishing rights of Olympic Peninsula tribes hinge on solving the identity of Cape Flattery’s fur seals. 

Cannabis Chronnoisseurs Are Tapping the Budding Fish-Friendly Pot Business
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No longer forced to operate in the shadows, marijuana growers are learning to make their farming friendlier for fish. 

The Fisheries Scientist Who Saw the Future
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Why are we still struggling to implement recommendations for fisheries management made nearly 150 years ago?

The Little Shop of Wildlife Horrors
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The grim curios and taxidermic creations housed in the US wildlife repository provide clues about trends in wildlife smuggling. And in recent...

Luxury Living for Retired Whales
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The Whale Sanctuary Project wants to build an ocean home for captive killer whales.

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