Terramar's The Daily Catch

‘Last Chance’ Tourists Flocking To Locations Threatened By Climate Change Only Makes The Situation Worse

Plopped in the Florida Reef is a 4,000-pound bronze Jesus named “Christ of the Abyss.” The statue is one of the most photographed sites in the Florida Keys, and at Lobster Trap Art you can buy...

The Impact Of Recreational Fishing – Study Provides Suggestions For Future Conservation

The vast majority of people who fish in the world do so for pleasure, not food. Yet despite the substantial impacts these fishers have on fish populations and aquatic ecosystems worldwide, fishery management approaches...

Study Confirms Eco-Labels On Seafood Encourages Fishing Industry To Be More Sustainable

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Stanford University have confirmed eco-labels on seafood are a trusted way for consumers to ensure they are buying sustainable seafood products and also encourage the seafood...

Climate Change Could Make ‘Dead Zones’ More Common In Lakes, Killing Fish And Poisoning Drinking Water

‘Dead zones’ could become increasingly common in lakes in future due to climate change, reducing fish numbers and releasing toxic substances into drinking water. Scientists at the University of Reading have warned that warming...

New Rules On Chinook Salmon Fishing May Put An End To Salmon Derbies That Raise Significant Money For Conservation

Mark Lister places a shimmery silver chinook salmon onto the scale at Mill Bay Marina, north of Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. “I grew it in my bathtub,” jokes Lister, a cook, salmon-fishing...

Rise In Global Shipping Traffic Could Spur A Surge Of Invasive Species

Rising global maritime traffic could lead to sharp increases in invasive species around the world over the next 30 years, according to a new study by McGill University researchers. The findings, published in the...

Gulf Of Maine Whales Are Being Rocked By Heavy Metals

Whales in the Gulf of Maine are contaminated with toxic metals in concentrations similar to those seen in industrial workers with decades of exposure. While no one yet knows if the metals are harming...

Mangrove Fiddler Crabs Act As Ecosystem Engineers, Scientists Reveal

The types of bacteria living in and around fiddler crab burrows vary widely between mangroves, but their functional activities are remarkably similar. The types of bacteria present in and around mangrove fiddler crab burrows in three different geographic...

Our Oceans Absorb One-Third Of Global CO2 Emissions, But At What Cost?

From wildfires to more extreme storms, the effects of climate change are already devastating communities around the globe. But the effects would be even worse if it weren’t for the oceans, new research has confirmed. That is...

Lobsterman Gerry Cushman – American Shoreline Podcast

Gerry Cushman (F/V Bug Catcha)  is a lifelong resident of Port Clyde, Maine and remains a tireless advocate for keeping community-based fishermen on the water with viable fishing businesses. His father was a groundfish...