Tag Archives: sustainable fishing

Map highlights areas of greatest risk to turtles in the Atlantic

A leatherback turtle with a newly attached satellite tag returns to the sea.
A leatherback turtle with a newly attached satellite tag returns to the sea.

ResearchBlogging.org Satellite data predicts nine danger zones in the Atlantic where leatherback turtles are most susceptible to unintentional capture by fishing gear.  Continue reading Map highlights areas of greatest risk to turtles in the Atlantic

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The tide turns against unsustainable fishing techniques in Madagascar

Pirogue Sales as Moving Billboards
Campaign slogans on local fishing boats

ResearchBlogging.orgA social marketing campaign in southwest Madagascar has encouraged locals to abandon destructive fishing techniques in favour of more sustainable methods.  Continue reading The tide turns against unsustainable fishing techniques in Madagascar