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28 June 2016
New Hampshire, United States
Under 800 Words
Local fisheries have been struggling to keep up with major manufacturers. Sustainable fishing practices have been countering that by creating Niche markets.
23 May 2016
London, England, United Kingdom
Despite humanity's shared need for healthy oceans and marine biodiversity to support life as we know it, there is no central regulatory body able to protect the massive, critical swaths of ocean beyond any one country...
19 April 2016
New York, New York, United States
Giving fishermen a business incentive to fish sustainably can “unleash their creative capacity” to help solve the problem, says one expert.
16 February 2016
Half Moon Bay, California, United States
Catch share programs—where fishermen are allotted a set quota of the catch—reduce the notoriously risky behavior fishermen are known for, like sailing in stormy weather, a new study finds.
9 February 2016
Sourcing food locally is an increasingly popular trend. New tracing technologies will make it easier to see where fish are coming from.
9 February 2016
Uttara Kannada, India
Economic development of poor communities in India is aggravated by the lack of legal knowledge. A US-based NGO Namati helps locals defend their rights by educating them about the laws.
25 November 2015
Jharkhali, West Bengal, India
Algaculture offers a sustainable and empowering alternative to rice farming in coastal areas of India threatened by sea level rise. With the assistance of The Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research and the So...
Public Radio International (PRI)
19 July 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Under 800 Words
The state of Louisiana is disappearing at an incredible rate, and its sinking deltas threaten some of the nation's crucial oil, gas, and fisheries industries. Industry and government have created an unprecedented plan...
23 February 2015
California, United States
To avoid depleting the oceans, fish farms should consider feed that is ethically sourced—or even vegetarian. Feeding fish a completely vegetarian diet makes fish farms more sustainable and avoids relying on feeder-fis...
5 February 2015
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Louisiana and Vietnam both need affordable solutions to rising sea levels. Leaders from Vietnam visited Louisiana to compare ideas.
3 February 2015
Lang Tram, Vietnam
When the Vietnamese government built a gate in the 1990s to block saltwater from entering a key canal, they hoped it would lead to flourishing, year-round rice crops. Without community buy-in and engagement, the gover...
29 January 2015
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Farmers in Vietnam face rising sea levels but rejected the city's water engineering projects. They prefer gradual measures to cope with climate change so scientists have allowed the farmers to steer the conversation.
24 November 2014
Shepherd, Montana, United States
Clean water and healthy ecosystems are becoming increasingly difficult to come by. With floating islands and other inventions, eco-entrepreneur Bruce Kania thinks that biomimicry - such as reconstructing wetlands and ...
18 September 2014
Dutch Harbor, Alaska, United States
The dangers of the crabbing industry were well known long before the show "Deadliest Catch" made them famous. But deaths on the job decreased dramatically thanks to an awareness campaign spearheaded by the National In...
2 August 2014
Brewster, Washington, United States
New water management technology implemented along the Columbia has significantly helped the fish population - specifically salmon - return to healthy numbers and has restored much of the community and industry that re...
14 April 2014
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Creating an indoor aquaculture operation in an old brewery is, oddly enough, using surprisingly little water.
31 May 2013
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Chicago's progress in lowering the dropout rate is in part because of a network of charter schools around the city that provide small, alternative programs that specialize in serving students who have dropped out or a...
9 February 2012
The World Conservation Union estimates that 40 percent of the more than 40,000 species it tracks on its Red List are close to extinction and this problem requires humans to change their behavior to fix it. Rare’s the...
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