Archive for April 25th, 2014


Drones changing marine reserves

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The conservation and protection of the world’s fisheries and marine life is crucial for a healthy, diverse marine habitat now and in the future.  The highest pressures on marine life are overfishing and fishing in destructive manners. Marine sanctuaries have been established to protect the diverse marine life within. In one study in the Philippines, […]

The Negative Impacts Commercial Fisheries Have on the Environment

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Ecological extinction is caused by many different human disturbances including pollution, the decrease in water quality, and global warming.  Overfishing precedes all of these human disturbances to coastal ecosystems.  Even though evidence suggests that the stocks of fisheries in today’s world are in terrible shape, humans still manage to fish down marine food webs that […]