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Why we need to stop eating fish

Why we need to stop eating fish | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The recent UN biodiversity report states that overfishing is a bigger threat to the world's ocean than plastic or acidification.
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it seems there are many calls for change - but are we listening?

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Paul Greenberg answers the trickiest questions about fish, our last wild food

Paul Greenberg answers the trickiest questions about fish, our last wild food | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Is responsible seafood the answer to our health and environmental crises? Author Paul Greenberg explores in a new PBS documentary, "The Fish on My Plate."
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"our last wild food"

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Can beautiful photography save the world's oceans?

Can beautiful photography save the world's oceans? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
These ambitious conservation photographers have set a goal to protect 20 percent of the world's oceans by 2020.
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great video in this story - the oceans matter

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Photographer snaps picture of bird carrying shark that is carrying fish

Photographer snaps picture of bird carrying shark that is carrying fish | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Talk about being in the right place at the right time. On April 12, photographer Doc Jon was taking photos along Florida's Gulf Coast when he decided to focus on an osprey that was flying above him. It wasn't until he got home and looked at the photos on his computer that he realized exactly what he had captured. Jon's photos show the osprey carrying a shark.
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classic food chain?

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eating your last meal just as you are about to be a meal for someone higher up the ladder

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How Our Appetite For Fish Is Eating Us Into Extinction

How Our Appetite For Fish Is Eating Us Into Extinction | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The collapse of ocean biodiversity and the catastrophic collapse of phytoplankton and zooplankton populations in the sea will cause the collapse of civilization, and most likely the extinction of the human species.
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resources are not infinite...

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59% of the 'Tuna' Americans Eat Is Not Tuna

59% of the 'Tuna' Americans Eat Is Not Tuna | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
84% of fish samples labeled "white tuna" were actually escolar, a fish that can cause prolonged, uncontrollable, oily anal leakage.
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prolonged, uncontrollable, oily anal leakage????    not going on my menu!

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