commercial fisheries

North American Freshwater Fishes Fading into Extinction

Article: North American Freshwater Fishes Fading into Extinction

GAINESVILLE, Florida, September 9, 2008 (ENS) – Fishes that once were abundant in North American streams, rivers and lakes are now disappearing, with nearly 40 percent of all species in jeopardy, according to the most detailed assessment of the conservation status of freshwater fishes in the last 20 years. The report shows that 61 fishes…

Klamath Water Deal Still Missing Dam Removals

Article: Klamath Water Deal Still Missing Dam Removals

KLAMATH, California, January 15, 2008 (ENS) – More than two years of negotiation among interest groups from farmers to fishermen to conservationists has produced a $400 million, 10 year restoration agreement for the Klamath River Basin that could put an end to at least a decade of wrangling over water and power management in the…