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Trawling boats are hauling up ancient carbon from the ocean depths

Trawling boats are hauling up ancient carbon from the ocean depths

The world’s trawlers are stirring carbon dioxide into the water—and into the atmosphere.
All the fish we cannot see
Photo by Matt Alaniz on Unsplash

All the fish we cannot see

In a dark, unexplored layer of ocean, a hidden cache of fish might play an unexpected role in our climate’s future. It seems like a bad time for a new fishery.
salmon dinner
Photo by Travis Yewell on Unsplash

The salmon on your plate has a troubling cost. These farms offer hope

Land-based aquaculture is still coming into its own, but it stands to upend an industry plagued by environmental concerns.
salmon dinner
Photo by Travis Yewell on Unsplash

The salmon on your plate has a troubling cost. These farms offer hope

Land-based aquaculture is still coming into its own, but it stands to upend an industry plagued by environmental concerns.
warmer seas leads to rise in pirate attacks
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Impact of warmer seas on fish stocks leads to rise in pirate attacks

Study of piracy hotspots in east Africa and South China Sea found that piracy increases when fish populations decline and vice versa.

climate kelp forests economics

World’s at-risk kelp forests provide billions of dollars in benefits, study shows

The climate crisis, overfishing, invasions of voracious sea urchins and pollution are putting at risk the world’s kelp forests, threatening the economic benefits they provide and the huge array of species they support.

Animals are migrating to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
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Animals are migrating to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The oceanic soup of plastic fragments is becoming a new kind of ecosystem.
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