Deep in the oceans exist some of the world’s oldest and most mysterious sea canyons and mountains, or seamounts. Formed millions of years ago by extinct volcanoes and sediment erosion, sea canyons and seamounts are biodiversity hot spots — home to many rare and endangered species.
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NOAA Fisheries is seeking comments on a draft plan to help guide its approach to increase the production, delivery, and use of climate-related information and to reduce impacts and increase resilience of fish stocks, fishing-dependent communities, and protected species.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites the public to comment on the applications for recovery permits to conduct activities with the purpose of enhancing the survival of endangered species.
‘This will help up protect and conserve green sea turtles more efficiently and effectively, so that we can achieve our goal of recovering the species’
On February 23, President Obama announced plans to close the notorious military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Whether he’ll be able to is a hot political question.
A James Cook University study has called for a change in the way we manage bycatch — to better monitor the unintentional catching of sea turtles by commercial fishers.
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is providing notification that the agency will not identify additional fisheries to observe on the Annual Determination (AD) for 2016, pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species...
Diplomats are learning, as magazine editors discovered years ago, that posting cute animal photos on the internet is a great way to promote a controversial foreign policy decision. (From the National Journal / by ...