"The Grind," or whale slaughters, dates back to the 1500s and is a cultural tradition for the Faroese. Many people come from all over to watch whale hunters rush into the bay to slash and stab the whales until the surrounding waters turn red with their blood. Hundred's of pilot whales were slaughtered in this way during the barbaric event held earlier this month. Join countless environmental…
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The ScienceOnline Oceans Conference, which will focus on how marine scientists and conservationists can use internet tools for collaboration, education and outreach is now open for registration!The meeting will be held in Miami,FL October 11-13th.You can view the program…Read More
A note in today's Federal Register shows that the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Federal agency responsible for managing U.S. fishing, takes major legal and philosophical issues with a series of state-level shark fin bans that have passed in recent years and may even be taking action to…Read More
I've written a blog post that summarizes the best available scientific and technical definitions of 15 important fisheries management policy terms. The post can be found here:
Many are…Read More