Posts for tag "World Wildlife Foundation"

  • town located along Bristol Bay

    Protecting Bristol Bay Salmon from Mining

    The U.S. EPA has proposed limitations to protect a highly valuable salmon fishery in Bristol Bay, Alaska, according to WaterWorld. The fishery is under threat, officials say, by a large-scale mining effort at the Pebble deposit there.

    • Posted June 15, 2022


  • A person casting a net off of a boat into the water (Environmental Impacts of Fishing)

    The Positive and Negative Environmental Impacts of Fishing

    They might look like gummy worms, but the fish that swallow them sure don’t think plastic lures are sweet. New research shows that soft plastic lures don’t decompose, even after years underwater. In Ontario’s Charleston Lake, researchers...

    • Posted June 8, 2022