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So-called "ghost" fishing nets are awful things. Lost or forgotten during commercial fishing operations, they can drift in the ocean for years, indiscriminately catching marine life as they do. A newly-invented tag, however, may help keep that from happening... Continue Reading Electronic tags could keep fishing nets from becoming ghosts Category: Environment Tags: Conservatio
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According to scientists from the University of Exeter, an estimated 400,000 diving seabirds die annually by getting caught in gill nets intended to catch fish. A new study indicates that the majority of those deaths could be avoided, however, if the nets were to be equipped with inexpensive green LEDs... Continue Reading LEDs cut seabird death toll from fishing by 85 percent Category: Env
"Fishing is probably the most common mini-game in gaming history," writes game dev Davide Aversa. "How can we classify them? Can we create something new?" ...
Jellyfish blooms are regarded by some as an ecological menace, but they may sound the dinner gong for the commercially valuable Norway lobster. Recently, a team of scientists from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh have photographed the tasty crustacean in the waters off western Norway chowing down on jellyfish carcasses, suggesting that they could form a major part of its diet...Continue Re
Longline fisheries operations may catch a lot of fish, but they also sometimes catch endangered seabirds such as albatross. Several years ago, a group of marine conservationists began work on a product that was designed to keep the birds from getting caught. It's known as the Hookpod, and a recent international study has concluded that it really works...Continue Reading Hookpod protects hungr


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