Bait review- one of the defining British movies of the decade

Its war between the locals and tourists in a Cornish angling village in Mark Jenkins dreamlike masterpiece Cornish film-maker Mark Jenkin’s breakthrough feature is a thrillingly adventurous labour of love- a richly textured, rough-hewn gem in which form and content are perfectly combined. A refreshingly authentic tale of tensions between locals and tourists in a […]

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Rare Footage Shows Family of Hungry Leopards Teaching Themselves How to Fish

BBC Earth has published amazing footage of a family of leopards in Botswana learning how to fish in order to survive. In the two videos above, narrated by David Attenborough, a leopard mom and her two cubs are observed as they take a chance on what looks like a potential meal. In the second video, […]

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World’s biggest wildlife reserve planned for Antarctica in global campaign

Vast 1.8 m sq km fishing-free zone is protected under species, such as penguins, leopard seals and whales, and help mitigate the effects of climate change A global campaign is being launched to turn a huge tract of the seas around the Antarctic into the world’s biggest sanctuary, protecting wildlife and helping the fight against […]

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Trawlers return to Pacific fishing area in rare environmental success tale

With stocks rebounding, regulators have reopened a groundfish habitat off the west coast with environmentalists support A rare environmental success story is unfolding in water off the US west coast. After years of fear and uncertainty, bottom trawler fishermen- those who use nets to catch rockfish, bocaccio, sole, Pacific Ocean perch and other deep-dwelling fish- […]

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Half of world’s oceans now fished industrially, maps reveal

Data gathered from more than 70,000 vessels shows commercial fishing now covers a greater surface area than agriculture More than half the world’s oceans are being fished by industrial vessels, new research reveals. The maps based on feedback from more than 70,000 vessels show commercial fishing covers a greater surface area than agriculture, and will […]

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Exciting Murray cod fishing in small water

A bite window opened up while Mark Adams and I were Murray cod fishing last night. The fishing started slow and then the Murray cod went nuts for a little while. Read more: www.youtube.com

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Seattle sea cucumber poachers reeled in $1.5 m

Washington man faces prison for role in years-long operation to poach and sell 250,000lb of poorly understood creature A Seattle-area fish processor who hoped to cash in on China’s appetite for sea cucumber faces years in prison for his role in a $1.5m poaching scheme that rocked an already unstable fishery. Federal prosecutors claim Hoon […]

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