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How Science and a Bit of Luck Brought Atlantic Sea Scallops Back from the Brink

In 1995, one year after three areas of the seafloor off Cape Cod were closed to fishing, researchers piloting remotely operated vehicles saw something unexpected: The muddy bottom was littered with market-sized scallops, rusty red and round as saucers.
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Why 500 Million U.S. Seafood Meals Get Dumped In The Sea

Why 500 Million U.S. Seafood Meals Get Dumped In The Sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Nine American fisheries together throw overboard as much as 340 million pounds of fish and other species they were not trying to catch, a report finds. Much of it is perfectly edible fish.
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Why Basically All The Fish We Eat Violates Federal Law

Why Basically All The Fish We Eat Violates Federal Law | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A new study [pdf] by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) reveals a startling truth about the seafood that Americans eat: more than 91 percent of it is imported, and "nearly every foreign fish product sold in the United States enters the U.S.
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WATCH: In 50 Years, There May Be No Fish Left To Catch

WATCH: In 50 Years, There May Be No Fish Left To Catch | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A powerful video about how overfishing is decimating our oceans reminds us this week to pause and think twice about the seafood we eat.
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Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, December 13, 2013 6:46 AM

Marine environments and management option topic

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New Study Reveals Significant Amount of Illegal Seafood Enters U.S.

New Study Reveals Significant Amount of Illegal Seafood Enters U.S. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON- A groundbreaking new study to be published in Marine Policy estimates that between 20-32 percent of wild-caught seafood imported into the U.S. comes from illegal, unregulated and unreporte
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Eating Seafood: Health Boon or Health Threat?

Eating Seafood: Health Boon or Health Threat? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
So which fish are safe to eat? And which fish provide the greatest health benefits? These are the questions that scientists with the Environmental Working Group set out to answer....
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What You Eat Affects Our Oceans

What You Eat Affects Our Oceans | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The choices you make on land have a ripple effect on our ocean, lakes and waterways. But the good news is: positive change can be as simple as looking at what’s on your lunch or dinner plate.
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Stéphane Crémier's curator insight, December 22, 2013 2:41 AM

Il y a même une App pour se rappeler les choix de poissons ou crustacés à manger !

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4 dirty secrets of the seafood industry

4 dirty secrets of the seafood industry | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The fishing industry is isolated from public view, so you rarely see the long, dirty road your seafo
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