Damage Done: Two Tropical Cyclone Names Retired From List Of Atlantic Storms
Silver Spring, Maryland - Mar 16, 2011 17:23 EST
Two tropical cyclone names in the Atlantic were retired from the official name rotation by the World Meteorological Organization's hurricane committee because of the deaths and damage they caused in 2010. The committee issues the list of potential names for...
Guy Harvey Calls For Bahamas Shark Fishing Ban 'Before It Is Too Late'
Nassau, The Bahamas - Mar 1, 2011 22:05 EST
Dr. Guy Harvey, world-renowned scientist and marine wildlife artist, has joined the growing ranks of individuals and organizations calling for strict regulations to ban the commercial fishing of all sharks in The Bahamas. In support of the program, Dr.Harvey is...
Researchers Discover How Mercury Gets Into Fish We Eat: Oxidation
Jerusalem, Israel - Feb 28, 2011 21:10 EST
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the US have discovered the mechanism whereby dangerous mercury eventually finds its way into the fish we eat from the open seas and oceans.
The researchers, Prof. Menachem Luria from the Fredy...
NOAA Begins National Survey Of The Economic Contributions Of Saltwater Angling
Silver Spring, Maryland - Feb 22, 2011 18:22 EST
NOAA is again surveying saltwater anglers across the nation to update and improve estimates of the overall economic contributions of saltwater recreational fishing to the U.S. economy.
"The money that millions of recreational anglers spend on fishing trips each year...
Archaeologists: Irish Medieval Fishing Site Will Be 'Lost To The Tide'
Dublin, Ireland - Feb 18, 2011 22:47 EST
One of Europe's best preserved medieval fishing structures located on the Fergus Estuary in County Clare, Ireland, will be washed away by tidal flows before archaeologists can reveal its secrets.
A team of University College Dublin archaeologists who have been visiting...