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Summary: In a two-part special, Carl Safina goes to sea with some of the last remaining swordfish harpooners to experience firsthand one of the world's most sustainable fisheries and to find out why swordfish are the world's best big-fish comeback story.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: In the second episode of the two-part special, Carl Safina continues his exploration of swordfish, one of the world's most sustainable fisheries.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: In the rich fishing grounds of New England and Canada, it seemed as if cod would never run out-until they did. Fishing communities from Newfoundland to Massachusetts fell apart. Widespread closures in the 1990s aimed to let the cod recover, but it's been a long wait. In some areas they seem to be gone for good; in others a recovery may have started only recently; and in still others they're not...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: This is the story of how local people in Baja, Mexico, stopped hunting "devil-fish" (gray whales), and instead developed a whale-watching co-op that now caters to tourists from all over the world. They're also getting rich by setting fishing rules for themselves that are stricter than the government regulations.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: On an exotic Zanzibar island, it was a classic clash: resort development versus villagers dependent on local reefs for their livelihood. This time the villagers won. Once threatened by resort development, Pemba Island's spectacular reefs and lagoons - World Heritage candidates - are now managed by, and for, fishermen. Host Carl Safina fishes with the locals in traditional dhows and dugout...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: Local leaders launched a crusade to end the slaughter of Trinidad's thousand-pound leatherback turtles. 10,000 visitors a year come to the now famous Matura Beach, and local villages make a good living from the tourism. Trinidad's beaches support about 6,000 nesting females a year.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: Part one of two videos, examines the huge project of restoring the Nisqually River, from its source on Mount Rainier to the estuary in Puget Sound. Led by the Nisqually Indian tribe, the restoration aims to fill the river once again with wild salmon.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Axelrod, Herbert R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: yearBOOKS, Inc. 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639.31 AXE

Bernstein, Sylvia.

Summary: Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs, and fruits, while providing the added benefits of fresh fish as a safe, healthy source of protein. On a larger scale,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.048 BER

Ozias, Michael

Summary: Tracks four companies working on solving some of humanity's most important problems and examines the outdated regulatory systems impeding their progress.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures Llc 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC THE

Summary: Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the business of aquaculture. This program profiles Sondra Lambie, a nursery technician who cultivates large shellfish crops; Camille Wiencke, a fish health technician who cares for farm-raised Chinook salmon; and Nancy Emard, a trout farm owner who sells about 100,000 fish annually. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Egan, Greg

Summary: Taraxippus is coming ; a black hole one-tenth the mass of the sun that will change the solar system forever. Matt and his friends board a mobile aquaculture rig, self-sustaining in food, power, and fresh water.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EGA

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