In the most recent entry from last week, they write, "Yet despite all the regulations in place the reality of overfishing and consumption is all too real. Removing all other factors (social, political, financial) if we know the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna numbers are declining then I'll ask the question — if not now, then when? — should we start to conserving and protecting this spectacular animal for future generations. I hope its not until there is only one tuna left in the Mediterranean Sea."
I'm struck by the writer's urgency, and it's exciting to hear what's happening from the folks who are seeing it firsthand. Check out the rest of the entries -- and I'll continue to update from here -- as the MarViva continues its six-month journey to protect the sea.
- Ocean Roundup: Seagrass Travels via Ocean Currents, Plump Leatherbacks Can Swim More Easily, and More Posted Thu, October 30, 2014
- Ocean Roundup: Scientists Call for “Bold” Action on Overfishing, Shipping Company Pleads Guilty to 2013 Molasses Spill, and More Posted Mon, October 27, 2014
- Ocean Roundup: Shell Seeks to Extend Arctic Drilling Period, Great Barrier Reef Protection Plan “Inadequate,” and More Posted Wed, October 29, 2014
- CEO NOTE: Chilean Oil Spill Harms Local Wildlife, Fishing Communities Posted Thu, October 30, 2014
- Federal Government Takes Steps to Better Monitor Bycatch in Southeast and Gulf Fisheries Posted Mon, October 27, 2014