Sardine population plummets – pelicans, sea lions suffer

The U.S. Pacific sardine population is plunging – down 90 percent since 2007, says Yale e360. A moratorium on fishing takes effect on July 1 to allow the tiny forage fish to recover. “Many fisheries experts, including some scientists working for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), think the fishery closure has come too late,”… » Read More

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