Italian fisherman Paolo Fanciulli had been fishing the waters of the Maremma coastline for almost 40 years. These sea habitats near Tuscany, and Fanciulli’s livelihood, came under threat, however, in the form of illegal trawling, dragging huge nets through the water to catch … [Read more...] about Italian fisherman uses underwater sculptures to stop trawling
There always seems to be a lot more talk surrounding species that we have lost to human habitat encroachment, over-hunting, and the ripple effects of pollution. Though, an encouraging discovery in 2022, reminded us that our world is still so full of wonder, where scientists - … [Read more...] about Researchers discover more than 200 freshwater fish species
The ears are a weird-looking thing, with their strange dips and curves designed by mother nature to trap vibrations and impressively allow us to hear. The middle of the human ear houses three tiny, vibrating bones, which are key in transporting sound to the inner ear where they … [Read more...] about Did you know our ears evolved from fish gills?
Pretty privilege is not just a bias humans hold within our own species. According to a machine-learning study from the University of Montpellier, reef fish that people perceive as more beautiful are a higher priority for conservation support. In the study, 13,000 members of … [Read more...] about “Ugly” reef fish need our help
As spring is in full swing, it’s the perfect opportunity to get outside with nature and enjoy the weather. Some people turn to hiking to get in their exercise in the great outdoors, though if you’re looking for a sport a little more relaxing, fishing may be right up your … [Read more...] about 6 health benefits of fishing