Outcry over killing of almost 1,500 dolphins on Faroe Islands

Many Faroese horrified by what Sea Shepherd group claims was largest such massacre in the islands' history.

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Northern California fishing adapts to drought, climate change

The planet is warming, and the waters are changing. Rising ocean temperatures have upended marine ecosystems. Drought and record-breaking heat are drying up the rivers where salmon hatch before migrating to the sea.


‘Everything is changing’: the struggle for food as Malawi’s Lake Chilwa shrinks

The livelihoods of 1.5 million people are at risk as the lake's occasional dry spells occur ever more frequently.


Cape Fur seal entanglement, the horrifying reality

A recent study found that hundreds of Cape Fur seals are entangled each year, mainly in fishing lines and nets, causing horrific injuries and can result in a slow, painful death.


Illegal fishing, pollution threaten Libyan wildlife island

Once famed for its exceptional wildlife, Libya's Farwa island risks becoming just another victim of lawlessness in the war-ravaged North African nation, activists struggling to save it warn.


Montana’s famed trout under threat as drought intensifies

The state is imposing more restrictions on fishing this year as the combination of extreme conditions, including low river levels, fish die-offs and the crush of anglers, poses long-term problems.

The fisherwomen, Chevron and the leaking pipe

Oil companies like Chevron, Shell and Eni have made billions in profits in the vast Niger Delta region in the last decades. But now some are pulling out — and they are leaving utter ruin in their wake.


Overwhelmed by Chinese fleets, Filipino fishermen 'protest and adapt'

Beijing’s aggression in the South China Sea has harmed the fishermen’s livelihood for years, and now the lessons of Scarborough Shoal are playing out elsewhere in the disputed waters.

Government considers new limits on bottom trawling

New information gathered by conservation group WWF shows virgin sea bed covering an area three times the size of Auckland has been trawled over the past decade.


Yellowstone and warming: An iconic park faces startling changes

A new report details global warming's impact on Yellowstone Park, changes that have begun to fundamentally alter its famed ecosystem and threaten everything from its forests to Old Faithful geyser.


Fish and poultry try a new sustainable diet of larvae and insects

In Poland, larvae and insects are used as a source of protein on fish and poultry farms. Organic waste is used to grow these larvae, thus contributing to the circular economy.


For Lease: Windmill space in the Atlantic between Long Island and New Jersey

The proposed lease sale is part of the Biden administration's push to develop 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind power by 2030.

Why the world’s most fertile fishing ground is facing a ‘unique and dire’ threat

China's Pacific fishing fleet has grown by 500% since 2012 and is taking huge quantities of tuna.


Fish consumption advisory issued due to PFAS contamination in the Yahara chain of lakes

Wisconsin health and environmental regulators are expanding the list of waters where people should limit fish they eat within the Yahara Chain of Lakes in Dane and Rock counties due to elevated levels of so-called forever chemicals known as PFAS.

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Researchers, doctors call for regulators to reassess safety of taking acetaminophen during pregnancy

The painkiller, taken by half of pregnant women worldwide, could be contributing to rising rates of reproductive system problems and neurodevelopmental disorders like ADHD and autism.

LISTEN: Azmal Hossan on the sociology of climate crises in South Asia

"If we look at the rate of carbon emissions, most is emitted by the developed and industrialized countries, but the problem is poor countries like Bangladesh are the main sufferers."

Op-ed: We don’t have time for another fossil fuel bridge

Those holding up carbon capture and hydrogen as new climate solutions are leading us down the wrong path.

Ocean plastic pollution

Too much plastic is ending up in the ocean — and making its way back onto our dinner plates.

Climate storytelling: Creativity and imagination in the face of bleak realities

Working with youth writers on a climate-fiction screenplay has opened my eyes to the power of the arts in confronting environmental crises.

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