3 days ago
After Polish anglers removed tons of dead fish from the Oder River bordering Germany, the die-off has been labeled an "ecological disaster." But what's to blame?
2 Oct 2021
An ongoing battle between fishermen from the UK and France has enraged Paris as tiny Jersey rejects fishing license applications. French authorities called the move "totally unacceptable," threatening retaliation.
17 Aug 2021
In Djibouti the national dish is the Yemeni fish. Its spicy flavour evokes the complex, multicultural history of this tiny coastal nation nestled between Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Yemenis represent the third ethnic community in Djibouti. The exchange of people between the two sides of the Gulf of Aden has been going on for thousands of years.
26 Jun 2021
In Kenya, coral reefs off the coast of Mombasa are dying at record rates, which is having a negative impact on fish populations. Researchers want to get fishermen aboard to help conserve endangered species. .
17 Apr 2021
Thousands of glass and plastic bottles lie across the floor of Tran Ngoc Thang's ornamental fish farm in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, each home to an aggressive, brightly coloured betta fish.
8 Aug 2020
The brown trout needs fast-flowing, oxygen-rich cool water to thrive - elements which are scarce in the drought-hit region of Belfort. To save the fish from certain death where the river is drying up, "fish rescues" are taking place.
1 Mar 2020
Some 200 million people work in the seafood industry worldwide. About half of them are women who face appalling discrimination in pay and conditions compared to men. We meet a group of women in northern Spain who are campaigning for better conditions. Also Annette Young talks to Marie-Christine Monfort, the president of the International Organisation for Women in the Seafood Industry. Plus How Harvey Weinstein's guilty verdict could shape the future of #MeToo cases and also force us to rethink the notion
7 Dec 2019
Flying fish, the undisputed icon of Barbados, features as the main ingredient in the national dish, is printed inside its passport and stamped on the one-dollar coin. But in recent years the number of flying fish has declined, driving up prices to the point that the island’s staple food is now becoming a luxury. The Down to Earth team went to find out more.
10 Nov 2018
Imagine fish and chips—but without the fish. Richard Vines visits London's first vegan fish and chips shop