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Anglers Are The Key to Climate-Resilient Fisheries

7/22/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Daniel Ritz. A new report written for anglers by anglers serves as a call to arms to galvanize the angling community to demand action as climate change disrupts fishing experiences coast-to-coast WASHINGTON – Today, the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) released a report written for anglers, by anglers,… SEE MORE

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United Nations Endorses New “Guidelines for Sustainable Aquaculture”

7/21/2024 by Param Bhatia

By NOAA provided scientific expertise on the guidelines, which will develop global aquaculture best practices. More seafood is currently produced via farming, or aquaculture, than is harvested from the wild, according to a recent United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization report. As more people globally rely on seafood farming… SEE MORE

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Assessing the Global Climate in June 2024

7/20/2024 by Param Bhatia

By 13 consecutive months of record-warm global temperatures and the second-lowest June Antarctic sea ice extent Highlights: Temperatures were above average over much of the globe with Africa, Asia and South America having their warmest June on record. Sea surface temperatures were record warm for the 15th consecutive month.… SEE MORE

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U.S. Coast Guard Issues Warning After Wind Turbine Blade Breaks Off at Vineyard Wind Farm

7/19/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Mike Schuler. The U.S. Coast Guard has advised mariners to exercise extreme caution following reports of a 300-foot-long piece of debris in the water near where an offshore wind turbine blade broke off at the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm off Nantucket, Rhode Island. Vineyard Wind, a joint venture… SEE MORE