Friday, October 27, 2006

John's News Articles

Fishermen and Farmers Get Together and Solve a Klamath Problem.
"The response was simple: direct assistance for fishermen for this year's lost season and acknowledging the ground-up approach by stakeholders. Long Lake would be at the top of that list, water users said." Long lake would be created to supply cool water to the Klamath because of it's depth. Blue-green algae from all the warm lakes in Oregon and N. Calif. raises havoc too. Readings get over 1000 times higher than the World Health Organization recommends as a limit.

Prominent scientist charts the health of 27,000 fish species.
While his work is often attacked by commercial fishing interests and even governments, his conclusions about an international crisis unfolding beneath the seas are widely regarded as prescient and correct.
This marks the third year in a row that the lecture series has featured a scientist recognized for chronicling the decline of the world's oceans. The upcoming lecture, titled, "Global Trends in World Fisheries: Impact on Marine Ecosystems and Food Security," begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the University of South Alabama's Mitchell Center. For more information, call 460-7136 or visit his website ( 29400 Species, 222400 Common names, 43000 Pictures, 38800 References, 1380 Collaborators, 25 million Hits/month )