Fish

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Threatened species and chips? Other fish frequently sold as flake, Australian study finds
Scalloped hammerhead and greeneye spurdog among at-risk shark discovered in genetic testing of fillets

Graham Readfearn

27, May, 2024 @11:45 PM

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Migratory freshwater fish populations ‘down by more than 80% since 1970’
‘Catastrophic’ global decline due to dams, mining, diverting water and pollution threatens humans and ecosystems, study warns

Phoebe Weston

21, May, 2024 @4:00 AM

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Rare and ‘unusual’ deep-sea anglerfish washes up on Oregon beach for first time ever
Species, with only a few dozen seen by humans since first discovered, usually lives in darkness up to 3,300ft below sea level

Gabrielle Canon

20, May, 2024 @7:11 PM

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Fish deaths in England’s rivers rise tenfold in four years
More than 216,000 fish died in 2022-2023, when England recorded a 54% increase in sewage spills

Helena Horton Environment reporter

20, May, 2024 @1:08 PM

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Scottish salmon industry challenged over move to drop ‘farmed’ from labels
Fish welfare campaigners say Defra decision facilitates greenwashing and will mislead consumers

Haroon Siddique

07, May, 2024 @4:00 AM

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‘I’m happy we’re not killing them any more’: Ireland’s last basking shark hunter on the return of the giants
For 30 years, Brian McNeill hunted the world’s second-biggest fish from small boats off the wild west coast of Ireland. Now numbers of the sharks have made a recovery so rapid it has astounded scientists

Rory Carroll on Achill Island

04, May, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Man allegedly pours bleach into Oregon hatchery tank and kills 18,000 salmon
Joshua Alexander Heckathorn, 20, arrested and booked into jail for second-degree burglary, criminal trespass and criminal mischief

Katharine Gammon

30, Apr, 2024 @5:07 PM

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Alaska has a plan to save its salmon but some Native leaders are wary
A new approach aims to restore fish levels in the Yukon River but some feel it unfairly targets traditional practices while failing to tackle huge losses to industrial fishing in the ocean

Lois Parshley

28, Apr, 2024 @12:00 PM

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‘The trout lasagne is very good!’ How I recreated six classic beef dishes – with oily fish
Replacing red meat with fish could prevent diabetes, reduce our carbon footprint and save lives. So who’s for spaghetti and fishballs?

Tim Dowling

23, Apr, 2024 @9:00 AM

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‘Everyone wants roast pig’s head’ ... UK chefs put offal centre stage with ‘confrontational’ dishes
Restaurants are serving more unusual cuts of meat, with animal heads staring up at diners to teach them about their food

Tomé Morrissy-Swan

21, Apr, 2024 @10:00 AM

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Goodbye cod, hello herring: why putting a different fish on your dish will help the planet
In the first of a new series, we look at why people reject so much of the bountiful catches from our seas in favour of the same few species, mostly imported – and how to change that

Emma Bryce

18, Apr, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Greece becomes first European country to ban bottom trawling in marine parks
The law will come into force in national parks within two years and in all of the country’s marine protected areas by 2030

Karen McVeigh and Helena Smith in Athens

16, Apr, 2024 @5:00 PM

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