Blockchain is now helping to bring much-needed transparency to the global tuna industry, which has been prone to corruption, human slavery and unsustainable fishing practices.
Penguins in New Zealand, Australia and elsewhere face an uncertain future as a new review documents the number accidentally ensnared in fishing nets.
Are consumers being duped into thinking they are supporting a sustainable fishery?
The history of fisheries exploitation in Australia reveals a staggering natural bounty, which has been alarmingly fragile without proper management.
Animals shed bits of DNA as they go about their lives. A new study of the Hudson River estuary tracked spring migration of ocean fish by collecting water samples and seeing whose DNA was present when.
Recently revised guidelines on mercury in seafood suggest cutting bait on some fish but making sure you eat other types. Then there are omega-3s to consider. Here are some tips to help you choose.
A new US seafood import rule requires supplier countries to control accidental bycatch of whales, seals and other marine mammals – showing that global trade and conservation can reinforce each other.
The public and political debate about marine reserves often comes down to one thing: fishing.
While the TPP has come under attack for its environmental credentials, this controversial new trade deal offers hope in the fight against overfishing.
A study suggests that stopping deep-sea trawling at a depth of around 600m makes sense.
Spreading fishing pressure evenly across whole marine ecosystems sounds like a great idea. But there's a hitch – we can't technologically do it, and even if we could, it would be expensive.
The curbing of fishing has helped African penguins rebound from close to extinction – but it is not enough.
Despite having an internationally recognised fishing system, Namibia needs to shift gears to maintain its excellent fishing status.