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Eel industry slipping away?

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As we hit mid-summer, suddenly maximum temperatures in Eastern Japan dropped below 30℃ and rainy days continued.  The media has been largely preoccupied with terrorism, various elections (somehow paying more attention to the antics of the Americans rather than the policies of their own – sometimes nefarious – electoral candidates) and the Olympics (I want to throw my TV away during Olympic season)  Today, however, this rather long but interesting article appeared on my news feed. 2,634 more words

Suburban Wildlife

Endangered species status sought for bluefin tuna

Over-fishing threatens species with extinction

Staff Report

The bluefin tuna population in the Pacific Ocean has dropped so low that a coalition of conservation groups have  498 more words

Environment

Wildlife

Fish Subsidies Must Come to an End

Worldwide, fishing has historically been a critical source of food and jobs, and given its importance, many governments support their local industries with subsidies to keep fisheries competitive in the global market. 226 more words

Environment

Enlightened Buyers – Plastic, China and How to Drive Your Brand into the Circular Economy

As our seafood gets overfished, and with a growing global population that consumes many more products and plastic, we are facing a growing waste challenge which may lead us to having an ocean that has more plastic than… 848 more words

Environment

Many of our land animals are at extreme risk of extinction in the next several years due to poaching, ivory trinket collection, habitat loss, global warming, human encroachment, big game trophy hunting, human population growth, lack of interest, poor environmental communications, selfish consumerism, and a whole lot more… 268 more words

Conservation

Wildlife

The Planet’s Fisheries Are In Even Worse Shape Than We Thought

The world’s oceans have been overfished far more than reported, according to a new study. 237 more words

Wildlife

Discovery Channel: "Racing Extinction"

Highly recommended if you care about our one and only home… planet Earth: “Racing Extinction”. Encore presentations on the Discovery Channel (Canada)…

Climate Change