Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: fish

New research shows just how many fish are eating plastic

A new study reveals that certain kinds of fish are more likely to have ingested plastic—including hundreds of species people depend on for food.

Trump administration lifts ban on GE salmon

The GE salmon could be in grocery stores as soon as 2020.

Microplastics accumulate in bodies of shellfish within hours, new study reveals

“Understanding whether plastic particles are absorbed across biological membranes and accumulate within internal organs is critical for assessing the risk these particles pose to both organism and human health."

Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 8

Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibers in our food and water, Trump's pick for energy innovation is invested in Big Oil, and Susan Collins' challenger raises millions after vote for Kavanaugh.

Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibers in our food...

As tiny fibers shed from synthetic textiles invade our bodies, researchers scramble to identify potential threats.

GOP-controlled House passes bill to eviscerate nation’s marine ecosystems, fisheries

If the bill becomes law, it "would reverse decades of bipartisan progress towards preventing overfishing and rebuilding fish populations, harming the health of our marine ecosystems and the coastal communities who depend on them."

To Native culture, the salmon decision means more than a treaty...

How indigenous food is tied to important sacred stories.

Scientists launch groundbreaking study on health risks of microplastics in seafood

Studies have already found that sea salt can be rich in plastic and that we likely consume the tiny bits that get embedded in many types of seafood.

Climate change is making fish smaller

As ocean temperatures climb, many species of fish – tuna among them – likely will shrink.

California Fish Species Plummet To Record Lows

The operation of the state and federal water projects by the California Department of Water Resources and Bureau of Reclamation has brought fisheries to historic lows.

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Finally, Trumpers build their loyalty test ‘border wall’—only to keep out desperately needed voters

The party’s “rigged” addiction to sabotaging a legitimate election is itself “stealing” away its own leverage.

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means...

The ruling means logging is set to resume, despite the threats it poses to wildlife.
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Video shows mentally ill man’s death in sheriff’s custody

“I don’t want any violence in my city. I want us to view this tape and I want us to learn what we don’t want happening here.”

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

The protest follows Israeli settlers attempted eviction of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, east Jerusalem, cops’ attacks on Al Aqsa mosque and airstrikes on Gaza.

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new study estimates

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.