Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – January 2015 In this Issue: JOURNAL SUMMARIES • Stocked Piscivores May Be Tougher Than We Thought by Jeff Schaeffer • Increasing Survival Rates of Discarded Red Snapper: Best Release Strategies by Sarah...
- A Trip to Cover Pakistan’s Destructive Floods, and What’s Left BehindChristina Goldbaum, a Times reporter based in Dubai, had to travel by boat in Pakistani places where extreme floods have destroyed entire villages.
- Vestigios del pasado emergen del agua en Europa por las olas de calor y la sequíaPueblos, barcos nazis y puentes romanos que habían estado sumergidos en el agua han resurgido este año a medida que los ríos y los embalses se secan.
- Water Problems in Syria Give Rise to Deadly Cholera OutbreakThe highly contagious disease has spread quickly in the country’s north, where millions of people displaced by a decade-long war are living, and many rely on untreated water from rivers containing raw sewage.
Maintain an association of persons involved in the protection of watersheds, water quality, and aquatic habitat and in the abatement of water pollution and aquatic habitat and watershed deterioration; Encourage improved professional and technical standards in the investigation, abatement, and regulation of water pollution, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems; Focus attention on watershed, aquatic habitat, and water quality concerns by conducting symposia, workshops and projects, collecting and assembling information for publication, and distributing results to Society members and the public; and Promote development and use of standardized procedures and techniques for investigating and regulating water quality, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems.