Fishing News in South Harpswell, ME

Passaic River, New Jersey. Contamination is found in sediment from the Dundee Dam to the mouth of the river, throughout Newark Bay, and other portions of the New York/New Jersey Harbor. (Credit: NOAA)

Restoration for Fish, Wildlife, and Communities Coming to Seven Polluted Waterways

6/10/2024 by Param Bhatia

By oceanservice.noaa.gov. Good news for a new year! In 2023, NOAA and partners helped to recover over $92.8 million from polluters to restore seven waterways in six states following oil spill and industrial pollution incidents. These restoration efforts will benefit fish, wildlife, and disadvantaged communities disproportionately impacted by pollution. NOAA… SEE MORE

Image Credit: Nationalfisherman.com

‘Knight in Spiny Armor’: Could Cobsters Help Save Florida’s Dying Corals?

6/5/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Richard Luscombe. A three-year study found that the spiny lobsters’ urine scared off predatory worms and snails who snack on the delicate organisms. An unexpected champion has emerged in the increasingly grave battle to save Florida’s imperiled coral reefs: spiny lobsters that urinate in the water and scare off… SEE MORE