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Treasures of the Sulu Sea threatened

[Philippines] Morning has broken in Cagayancillo, at the heart of the Sulu Sea. On the coast of this remote island, the gentle hum of a boat engine grows into a roaring chorus to signal the start of a new day. Hundreds of fishers head out to harvest generous bundles of seaweed. Others steer their boats to deeper waters, where fish abound. Continue reading Treasures of the Sulu Sea threatened

Look: Algae bloom no deterrent for ambitious Anhui fishermen

[China] A large swath of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, was discovered yesterday in Anhui province’s Chao Lake. Stretching out one kilometer to the center of the lake, the infestation appeared to have dyed the water bright green, not really the ideal condition for fishing. Continue reading Look: Algae bloom no deterrent for ambitious Anhui fishermen

Acidic ocean poses high economic risk in NJ

The ocean is becoming more acidic and that’s a growing issue for shellfish and those who make their living harvesting them, according to a new study.

New Jersey is one of 15 states with coastal communities at high risk of economic harm from ocean acidification, Continue reading Acidic ocean poses high economic risk in NJ