Category Archives: deep sea fishing gear

OP-ED: Trophy Hunting, Part One: The nasty colonial sport of shooting wild animals – Daily Maverick
25 Apr
12:47

OP-ED: Trophy Hunting, Part One: The nasty colonial sport of shooting wild animals – Daily Maverick

A male white lion, part of a rare white lion pack, in the wild in South Africa. (PHOTO: EPA/LIESL EICHENBERGER) Trophy hunting has historically been the preserve of colonial, white males. The only thing that has really changed is that the white males are no longer colonials, but come from […]

Is Hiking With Face Masks The New Normal? – BuzzFeed News
24 Apr
11:18

Is Hiking With Face Masks The New Normal? – BuzzFeed News

Wudan Yan; BuzzFeed News Late last August — a few days before a backpacking trip — my friend Ashley texted me in a group chat: “Wudan, do you have enough N95 masks for everyone on this Enchantments trip? Keeping an eye on the smoke forecast.” Ashley had scored a coveted […]

Photos: Today in History: April 20 | Photo Galleries – PostBulletin.com
23 Apr
9:47

Photos: Today in History: April 20 | Photo Galleries – PostBulletin.com

Mayor Dianne Feinstein, left, presents a plaque to round-the-world bikers Tore Naerland, center, and Marit Voster, right during ceremonies at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, April 20, 1979. Tore, a blind marathon cyclist, and his sighted companion, Marit, arrived from Tokyo this week and left on Friday on […]

Guest opinion: Retrieving ocean trash is only first step – Sequim Gazette
23 Apr
8:17

Guest opinion: Retrieving ocean trash is only first step – Sequim Gazette

People across our planet are increasingly aware of the growing amounts of trash floating in our oceans. While we are finding new ways to collect it, the more vexing problem is what to do with it. The garbage is accumulating in “gyres” which are large systems of circulating ocean currents, […]

Sharks and rays are more vulnerable to fishing than we thought – Daily Mail
22 Apr
6:47

Sharks and rays are more vulnerable to fishing than we thought – Daily Mail

Sharks and rays are more vulnerable than we thought with 2.5 MILLION animals accidentally netted by fisheries each year in the south west Indian ocean alone Experts studied output from small fisheries in Kenya, Madagascar and Zanzibar The unintentional catch of sharks and rays is far greater than is reported Sea turtles and […]

Retrieving ocean trash is only first step – Montesano Vidette
22 Apr
5:17

Retrieving ocean trash is only first step – Montesano Vidette

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette People across our planet are increasingly aware of the growing amounts of trash floating in our oceans. While we are finding new ways to collect it, the more vexing problem is what to do with it. The garbage is accumulating in “gyres” which […]

Retrieving ocean trash is only the first step | Don Brunell – Enumclaw Courier-Herald
21 Apr
3:48

Retrieving ocean trash is only the first step | Don Brunell – Enumclaw Courier-Herald

People across our planet are increasingly aware of the growing amounts of trash floating in our oceans. While we are finding new ways to collect it, the more vexing problem is what to do with it. The garbage is accumulating in “gyres” which are large systems of circulating ocean currents, […]

Commercial Crab Fishing Season Ends Monday – SFGate
21 Apr
2:20

Commercial Crab Fishing Season Ends Monday – SFGate

FILE – Dungeness crab are seen in the back of Aaron Lloyd’s ship, “The Offshore” at Pier 45 in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, November 15, 2017. FILE – Dungeness crab are seen in the back of Aaron Lloyd’s ship, “The Offshore” at Pier 45 in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, November […]

Rescue team frees whale from ropes, fishing gear near Sea Point – IOL
20 Apr
12:48

Rescue team frees whale from ropes, fishing gear near Sea Point – IOL

A Southern Right whale and its two mates made their way back into the deep after SAWDN, the NSRI and several others worked quickly to free the whale entangled in fishing ropes, gear and buoys off Sea Point on Friday afternoon. Picture: Supplied/SAWDN Port Elizabeth – A juvenile Southern Right […]

Business Commentary: Retrieving ocean trash is only the first step – Whidbey News-Times
19 Apr
11:18

Business Commentary: Retrieving ocean trash is only the first step – Whidbey News-Times

By Don C. Brunell People across our planet are increasingly aware of the growing amounts of trash floating in our oceans. While we are finding new ways to collect it, the more vexing problem is what to do with it. The garbage is accumulating in “gyres” which are large systems […]