fishing

food politics

There's a 'Scallop War' Raging in the English Channel and It's Getting Violent

Footage from the clashes between French and British scallop fishers include scenes of boat-bumping, rock-throwing, and inexplicably smoking boats.
Hannah Keyser
8.30.18
politics

Angry Politician Attempts to Dump Dead Fish in the Thames in Bizarre Protest

High-profile Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg was trying to make a stand against EU fishing regulations.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.21.18
fishing

EU Bans Controversial Practice of ‘Pulse Fishing’

The practice, banned in most countries since the 90s, temporarily paralyses fish by shooting a pulse of electricity through the water.
Danielle Wayda
1.17.18
christmas

A History of Stargazy Pie, England's Strangest Christmas Dish

Stargazy pie is an odd-looking invention—a dish where fish gaze up at the sky from a buttery crust—but it's more, too. It's said to be born of famine.
Josh Barrie
12.18.17
fishing

How Trump Is Threatening Kent’s Sea Snail Business

South Korea is one of the largest importers of whelks, an edible sea snail native to the British coastline. But with Trump’s military threats exacerbating tensions on the peninsula, orders are down.
Josh Barrie
10.19.17
environment

Octopus May Replace Cod in British Waters, Thanks to Climate Change

According to the UK Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership, rising seawater temperatures are attracting octopus to UK coastlines, while cold water fish like cod head north.
Daisy Meager
7.31.17
fishing

Animal Rights Protesters 'Liberate' Tilapia from Florida Man Fishing with Family

The activists said that if the fish had been a dog or a cat, they would have been hailed as heroes.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.18.17
Paris

Meet the Fearless Fishermen of Urban Paris

"This isn't a sewage system, it's a river. Fish are living here and spawning."
Clarissa Wei
7.12.17
japan

Meet the 70-Year-Old Japanese Women Who Freedive for Seafood

Once renowned as powerful, half-naked women of the sea, time is catching up with the Ama.
Lance Henderstein
6.19.17
fishing

Nine Massive Fisheries Just Pledged to Combat Overfishing and Slave Labour

The world may be burning, but there's still some hope for our oceans.
Alex Swerdloff
6.13.17
fishing

The Strange but True Story of How an MTV VJ Became a 'Bangkok Hooker'

Sittipon “Oz” Chanarat has been a journalist, an emcee, a restaurateur, an MTV VJ, and a boxer. Now, he travels the world in pursuit of cobra snakeheads, giant Mekong catfish, and other river monsters.
Diana Hubbell
5.5.17
FRANCE

This Woman Is Turning Fish into Shoe Leather

Among the oyster shacks of Arcachon Bay, Marielle Philip is tanning fish skins to be used to make shoes and handbags.
Antoine Massot
4.19.17
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