San Francisco Chronicle, April 13 ,2015
-▶ SARDINE FISHING HALTED AFTER POPULATION PLUMMETS 91 PERCENT, LEAVING OCEAN ECOSYSTEM IN TURMOIL http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Sardine-population-collapses-prompts-ban-on-6197380.php
Science/AAAS, April 06, 2015
-▶ SARDINES HIT HARD BY OVERFISHING http://news.sciencemag.org/climate/2015/04/sardines-hit-hard-overfishing
Summit County Citizens Voice, February 21, 2015
-▶ WHERE HAVE ALL THE SARDINES GONE?
Pew Environment, December 11, 2013
-▶ WHY SARDINES MATTER - CRITICAL MARINE SPECIES FOOD SOURCE IN STEEP DECLINE The Pacific coast of North America supports one of the most vibrant and diverse marine ecosystems on Earth, largely because of the presence of thick schools of small prey fish such as Pacific sardines.
Unfortunately, this crucial forage fish appears to be in the midst of a severe population decline. Its absence will be felt by dozens of species of West Coast seabirds, whales, sharks, dolphins, and commercially important fish such as salmon and tuna that depend on sardines as a major food source... http://www.pewenvironment.org/news-room/other-resources/pacific-sardines-critical-food-source-in-steep-decline-85899526197?utm_campaign=2013-12-19%20Latest.html&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua
Oceana, February 23, 2015
-▶ WHY ARE CALIFORNIA SEA LION PUPS STARVING http://oceana.org/blog/why-are-california-sea-lion-pups-starving
-▶ THOUSANDS OF SEA LION PUPS DEAD FROM STARVATION: NOT ENOUGH FISH IN THE SEA http://sco.lt/6nNENV
Pew Trust, March 06, 2015
-▶ BAD NEWS ON THE WEST COAST: PACIFIC SARDINES ARE COLLAPSING http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/about/news-room/news/2015/03/06/bad-news-on-the-west-coast-pacific-sardines-are-collapsing
FORAGE FISH KEY TO A HEALTHY OCEAN - GOING...GOING...
Salon, January 25, 2015
-▶ WHERE DID ALL THE SARDINES GO? Pacific sardines are suffering their worst population crash in decades, and the fallout could be catastrophic http://www.salon.com/2015/01/25/where_did_all_the_sardines_go_partner/
Reuters, April 07, 2015
-▶ PLUMMETING SARDINE NUMBERS COULD PROMPT U.S. WEST COAST FISHING BAN http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/07/us-usa-sardines-idUSKBN0MY2AI20150407
Los Angeles Times, January 5, 2014
-▶ WEST COAST SARDINE CRASH COULD RADIATE THROUGHOUT ECOSYSTEM http://www.latimes.com/science/la-me-sardine-crash-20140106,0,3689464.story#axzz2pgLZvIKp
-▶ WRECKING THE OCEAN ECOSYSTEM: OVERFISHING, COLLAPSING FISHERIES, OCEAN DEPENDENT SPECIES STARVING -- AND CLIMATE CHANGE http://sco.lt/89htxZ
"SEA THE TRUTH"
IN 2048 OUR OCEANS WILL BE EMPTY
▶ THE LOSS OF OCEAN SPECIES IS STAGGERING http://sco.lt/599jsH
-▶ OUR OCEANS ARE DYING: MASS EXTINCTION MAY BE INEVITABLE http://sco.lt/7dy5iL
-▶ OVERFISHED AND UNDER-PROTECTED: OCEANS ON THE BRINK OF CATASTROPHIC COLLAPSE http://sco.lt/7cjPXt
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UNDERWATER WILDERNESS: CREATING MARINE PROTECTED AREA
The waters off the coast of California are some of the richest in the world. But massive declines in fish species have led state leaders to begin creating large protected areas, or "no fishing zones," similar to wilderness areas on land.
In Just Over 400 years We have Disrupted 4 Billions Years Of
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"PLANET OCEAN" - WHO OWNS THE OCEANS?
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