Sean Nicholls, Ben Cubby Every marine park in NSW will be reviewed, and bans on recreational fishing lifted in most marine sanctuaries, under major changes to environment laws announced by the state government.
Just when you thought it was safe to pull your catch from the water ...
Ben Cubby IT'S the sharks, manta rays and critically endangered sea turtles that John West rejects that should eventually make it sustainable.
Andrew Darby The backers of a super trawler are offering to reduce its take in a bid to convince the federal government to overturn a ban on it fishing in Australian waters.
Ocean grabbing" or aggressive industrial fishing by foreign fleets is a threat to food security in developing nations where governments should do more to promote local, small-scale fisheries, a study...
David Wroe THE controversial super trawler Margiris could be fishing in Australian waters within days after being given the green light by the Environment Minister, Tony Burke, although it will face strict...
David Wroe The controversial FV Abel Tasman super trawler will be banned from fishing in Australian waters for up to two years while further scientific assessments of its environmental impact are carried out.
Environment Minister Tony Burke is set to unveil plans for a world-first network of marine reserves around Australia.
One of Australia's largest canned tuna brands has pledged to drop a harmful fishing method, and other brands are being urged to follow suit.
Gladstone Harbour fishermen will be back on the water from midnight after authorities lifted a three-week ban sparked by the discovery of sick fish.
Trawler fishing is devastating slow growing marine life and damaging Australia's oceans, a new report has found.
The Bahamas has announced a ban on shark fishing, becoming the latest country to protect the ancient sea predator which is considered at risk due to demand for its fins in Chinese cuisine.
Anna Patty A university of Queensland academic, Associate Professor Robert Beeton, has been appointed to lead an audit of controversial NSW marine park zoning arrangements.
Shark fishing has been banned from South Australian metropolitan beaches during daylight hours under new rules that will be trialled for a year.
Photographer Ian Osterloh encountered one of the ocean's most remarkable creatures on the NSW south coast this month.
Heath Aston Tell this grey nurse shark that it's a protected species in NSW and it may find the news hard to swallow.
Andrew Darby HOBART: Moves into the last great untapped resources of the Antarctic have led leading scientists to raise the alarm about the validity of the world's premier stamp of approval for sustainable...
Marian Wilkinson Environment Editor ENVIRONMENT groups are calling for a permanent ban on ''deadly'' artificial fishing devices used to attract huge tuna catches in the Pacific after scientific reports found that stocks of bigeye tuna...
Andrew Darby An Australian-backed illegal fishing watchdog in Asia is on the heels of some of the last toothfish pirates, as a long-plundered fishery moves to a sustainable catch - and to local meal tables.
Andrew Darby The outcast super-trawler Margiris has found a new place to go - one of the world's most troubled jack mackerel fisheries in the South Pacific.