23 Nov '11, 8pm

Victory! The Most Important Fish in America are Saved! | Care2 Causes

Victory! The Most Important Fish in America are Saved! | Care2 Causes

Despite their tiny size and low status on the food chain, Menhaden fish really are the most important fish in America . They have a substantial effect on sports fishing and commercial fishing because they are essential to ecosystems in the Atlantic and Gulf waters. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) has finally agreed to set more conservative standards that will ultimately help menhaden fish populations recover from overfishing. Success! In part due to the help of the 46, 804 Care2 members who signed this petition , these important fish have been saved! Menhaden serve a plethora of purposes in the water. They naturally filter 4 gallons of water a minute and clean phytoplankton and excess algae from the ocean floor , in addition to being prey for numerous sea fish and animals. Director of Southeast Fish Conservation at the Pew Environment Group, Holly B...

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care2.com 23 Nov '11, 3am

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Have We Printed Your Password Here? | Care2 Causes

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earthjustice.org 20 Nov '11, 7am

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care2.com 14 Nov '11, 7am

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care2.com 20 Nov '11, 10pm

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Victory! Australian Sharks Safe From Cull | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 17 Nov '11, 6am

Sharks have been active in the clear, jewel-like waters of Western Australia (WA) in recent years. In fact, there have bee...