Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: ocean

Fishing industry says no to net pen finfish

A group of fish harvesters and seafood industry entities is urging Congress to oppose attempts to legitimize open net pen finfish aquaculture, as proposed...

NOAA plan to boost aquaculture production criticized

NOAA Fisheries’ strategic plan to develop sustainable marine aquaculture is drawing criticism from commercial fishermen and environmentalists who argue it’s the problem rather than...

Fish Factor: Begich speaks easily on a wide range of fishery...

“With fisheries, it’s almost the forgotten resource of our state as an economic driver. It’s almost like they are an afterthought. We have to realign...

Grad student study focused on revival of razor clams

A graduate student intent on helping to revive the razor clam biomass that she grew up harvesting on the Kenai Peninsula is studying clam...

Grants awarded to clean up derelict fishing gear

Seven grants totaling $1.5 million announced by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation are earmarked to remove some 170,000 pounds of lost, abandoned or...

Researchers studying OA impact on ocean health

Two scientists at Columbia University in New York are leading research projects to examine how climate change is affecting the health of the global...

CO2 emissions are killing coral reefs, kelp forests

A new study published in Scientific Reports says carbon dioxide emissions are killing of coral reefs and kelp forests, and that if carbon dioxide...

Commentary: My Son’s Ocean

By Linda Behnken For The Cordova Times My son has fished with me since he was five months old. He was not much help then, but...

Commentary: Oceans reflect the health of the planet

Commentary by Reps. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) and Don Young (R-Alaska) For The Cordova Times Oceans cover more than 70 percent of our planet and are home...