Sophisticated, plant-based alternatives that mimic seafood are cropping up at restaurants and grocery stores around the world. And “cultivated” seafood, grown in labs from real cells, is on the horizon.
North Atlantic right whales had been making a slow recovery, but ocean changes linked to global warming are pushing down their numbers again, scientists say.
There are only a handful of these farms in the United States, most run by fishing families in Maine. But their number is growing.
The action was part of a larger Customs crackdown. Officials said the operators withheld workers’ wages, kept their identity documents and subjected them to debt bondage — essentially enslaving them.
The proposed lease sale is part of the Biden administration’s push to develop 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind power by 2030.
The pandemic has exacerbated a price spike in the iconic New England summer sandwich.
The U.S. has fallen way behind Europe partly because of an old shipping law and opposition from homeowners and fishing groups.
The few living North Atlantic right whales are smaller than previous generations, and some show signs of severely stunted development.
A pair of looming eyes could scare away seabirds from fishing nets in which they are often entangled.
A dispute over fishing rights ballooned, leading the countries to send ships to the island of Jersey in the English Channel. No, they’re not likely to go to war.
French fishing crews are threatening to blockade a port on the island of Jersey in a standoff over post-Brexit fishing rights in the waters nearby.
Billy Frank Jr. changed the country for the better and won rights for Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest.
That story, which has sometimes been called a real-life “Lord of the Flies,” was just one episode in a life filled with adventure.
Each summer, salmon begin their journey back to the rivers where they were spawned. Alaskan fishermen, along with whales, eagles and bears, share in the abundance.
The White House said the program could create tens of thousands of new jobs while moving the country toward clean energy
Companies are trying to prove that conservation, sustainable fishing and carbon sequestration are profitable.
Among the surprising findings in a new paper on marine ecosystems: Trawling releases as much planet-warming carbon each year as global aviation.
After her son’s death, Yayi Bayam Diouf decided to fish for a living. That meant challenging Senegal’s patriarchy. She won, and brought countless women with her.
An environmental assessment said the project’s next step would largely benefit coastal areas, though it might also affect some marine life, especially dolphins.
Oceanic sharks and rays have declined more than 70 percent since 1970, mainly because of overfishing, according to a new study.
Venezuela’s economic meltdown had pummeled a proud fishing village. Then jewelry started mysteriously surfacing on its beach, easing the pain of an economic crisis.
The measures, which require British agreement, would cover air and road travel, freight and fishing for six months, to prevent immediate chaos should the transition period end without a trade pact.
Boris Johnson and the European Union’s president are preparing their domestic audiences for either a landmark accord requiring compromise or a breakdown that will disrupt cross-channel trade.
Something was decimating the salmon that had been restored to creeks around Puget Sound.
Denying a permit for the Pebble Mine in Alaska is a commendable move, finally, by the Trump administration.
A Maori community center in New Zealand is distributing bags of donated fish heads to families in need. But it’s more than just charity; it’s a model for reducing food waste.
Russia has escalated its provocative encounters in the North Pacific this year, harassing boats in U.S. fishing waters and sending bombers toward Alaska’s shores.
In cash terms, the fishing industry contributes little to the British economy. So why is it proving such a sticking point in negotiations?
A battle over the lucrative lobster industry in Nova Scotia has become the latest flash point in a series of abuses of Indigenous people in Canada.
In secretly recorded meetings, executives with the Pebble Mine project said the operation could run nine times longer than outlined in their permit filings.
The Army Corps of Engineers will impose new mitigation conditions on the developers of the proposed Pebble Mine, potentially pushing approval past the election.
Plentiful salmon used to be one of the few perks for residents of Russia’s Far East. Then the fish vanished, and many local residents blamed President Putin.
The growing push to mine the seabed threatens the vast and rich ecosystem between the surface and the seafloor.
This is a story about isolation — and the struggle to close the space between us.
The move toward opening the Pebble Mine has surfaced a rare dispute between Donald Trump Jr. and his father’s administration.
The Pebble Mine could be worth billions. It could also put a lucrative fishing industry at risk.
The species was declared critically endangered on Thursday, with fewer than 450 left.
The state’s lobster industry, already struggling before the virus, could be crippled as tourism dries up, leaving boatloads of crustaceans and no one to eat them.
A Brooklyn winemaker travels north to Bristol Bay each summer to net the red salmon that support his family. This year he’s faced with a tough ethical and economic choice.
Warming waters attributed to climate change help fill people’s pockets and dinner plates.
The low-oxygen zone can cause harm not just to marine life, but also to those who catch shrimp and fish for their livelihood.
The Yakama Nation has been raising fish to release back into the Columbia River for more than a decade. Now, its hatchery is also producing caviar.
As the famed Copper River salmon season begins, isolated fishing towns are bracing for an influx of workers and their first brush with the coronavirus.
In a rare bright spot for the fish trade, retail sales have set records, and consumers are trying species that even restaurants shy away from.