Anna Patty Marine conservationist Attila Kaszo fears for the survival of some fish species if the state government pushes ahead this week with a decision to lift a ban on recreational fishing in protected...
Fishermen and scientists questioning how many fish can be sustainably taken from a reef believe they've quantified the tipping point.
Richard Gray, London Freshwater fish are the most endangered group of animals on the planet, with more than a third facing extinction, according to a report British scientists are preparing.
Jack Shenker CAIRO: A deadly combination of overfishing, illegal waste dumping and irresponsible tourist behaviour helped trigger Egypt's recent shark attacks, preliminary scientific findings show.
Andrew Darby When the Japanese longliner Wakashio Maru No.118 went fishing in the South Pacific, little did its crew know the voyage could be part of a game change.
Peter Hannam Environment Minister Greg Hunt has been taken to task for claiming 36 per cent of Australia's marine areas are protected by law.
Peter Hannam Pressure is mounting on the Baird government to declare Sydney Harbour and surrounding coastal regions a marine park.
Veronica Rocha Jeff Thomason's record-breaking catch of a 367-kilogram mako shark with a bow and arrow has netted a school of criticism on social media.
Juliet Eilperin US Secretary of State John Kerry says he will "try to coalesce global action around the oceans" next week by hosting an international summit aimed at curbing overfishing, pollution and chemical...
Coral Davenport US President Barack Obama reveals plans for a two million square-kilometre sanctuary in the Pacific as Australia comes under criticism for the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef from a Hollywood...
Australians' attitude towards sharks is contributing to the decline of this magnificent species, writes Tim Winton.
Peter Hannam Next time you shampoo or clean your teeth, you may inadvertently be contributing to a spreading scourge of the world’s oceans.
Michael Green Starfish, cyclones, chemicals. If things continue the way they are, the Great Barrier Reef won't be great for much longer.
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 first nationwide snapshot of Australian wild fisheries has found most are in good shape, but critics say it fails to mention fish whose stocks have already crashed.
Marika Dobbin Giant friendly fish that can live for 70 years but were almost wiped out of Victorian waters have established a school in East Gippsland.
AS FISH get smaller under man's environmental impact they will become more prone to predators and a crucial food source will become more endangered than thought obvious, warn scientists.
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.
The Arctic ecosystem, already under pressure from record ice melts, faces another potential threat in the form of rapid acidification of the ocean, according to an international study.
Conservationists warned the rare Chinese white dolphins, also known as pink dolphins for their unique colour, face extinction unless urgent action against pollution and other threats is taken.