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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815340–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.340
Published: 01 May 2019
... collaboration in designing and developing a solution to a global problem resulting from overfishing and our use of unsustainable fishing practices. This lesson also demonstrates to students that larger, global issues that seem insurmountable to solve can be broken down into smaller, more manageable pieces. My...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79149–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.49
Published: 01 January 2017
...Donovan P. German; Doris A. Raven; Nancy Aguilar-Roca Fish species are an important food resource all over the world, but the fishing practices of human beings are slowly driving many fish species to extinction. However, little is being done to communicate the problem of overfishing to the general...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
... Overfishing............................5.340-I Paleoecology............................4.229-F, 4.229-OL Paleontology............................2.69-E Pancakes............................2.110-I Parasite............................1.27-I Pathogenic islands............................8.577-I...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808629 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.629
Published: 01 October 2018
... oceans where they grow? Is overfishing the only cause of their decline? Each of these questions gets a direct, clear answer that reminds us of the “systems” nature of the dilemma. The cinematography in this film stands out, so much so that one might watch simply for its beauty. The directors spent a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797598 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.598
Published: 01 September 2017
... coming to these revelations, a great portion of that frontier is at risk, under attack from many angles by human demands—overfishing, industry, and even the noise of our expansive movements. One area where our impact is dramatic is on the peculiar and often highly specific mating behaviors of creatures...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799787–791 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.787
Published: 01 November 2017
...: Territoriality in Cichlids............................1:41-I Floating Fishes: An Activity Investigating Overfishing, Buoyancy & Gas Compressibility............................1:49-I Modeling Evolution in the Classroom: An Interactive LEGO Simulation............................2:130-I Sexual...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784349–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.349
Published: 01 April 2016
... using pesticides, and fish population crashes caused by overfishing. Then he asks what rules of regulation have been broken and by whom. He asks if we can use our understanding of these rules to fix any of these problems. Carroll does offer some ways that humans have made positive changes that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 745358–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.5.17
Published: 01 May 2012
....: Oxford University Press. Rampton, S. & Stauber, J. (2002). Trust Us, We’re Experts: How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles with Your Future . New York, NY: Tarcher/Penquin. Rosenberg, S.A. (2011). Scientists say cod still overfished. Boston Globe , 11 December. Shapin, S. (1994). A...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 744291–294 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.4.17
Published: 01 April 2012
.... & Stauber, J. (2001). Trust Us, We're Experts!: How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles with Your Future . New York, NY: Tarcher/Putnam. Rosenberg, S. A. (2011). Scientists say cod still overfished. Boston Globe , 11 December. Shermer, M. (2002). Why People Believe Weird Things, 2 nd Ed...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 743164–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.3.7
Published: 01 March 2012
... assessment of an overfished rockfish stock, cowcod ( Sebastes levis ), using direct observations from an occupied submersible. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences , 64 , 1795–1804. Table 2. Summary data chart for students to complete, with analysis questions. Season with...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 735277–279 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.5.6
Published: 01 May 2011
... resource extraction, as well as flooding, fire, and other natural causes, has been a major reason. More recently, global warming has had a significant impact on habitat loss. Commercial exploitation . Many species have become endangered because of overfishing and hunting. Poisoning . Pesticide and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 673164–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451811
Published: 01 March 2005
... eels, being the most severely affected. Past overfishing and rising water temperatures are probably responsible for the eels' decline. This is a sadly classic case both of the interdependence of species and of how several factors can interact to wreak havoc with a population. I can't leave the subject...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 65166–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451436
Published: 01 January 2003
... the work of Daniel Pauly, a professor at the University of British Columbia who has argued for years that looking at populations of individual fish species does not paint an accurate picture of just how serious the damage due to overfishing has been (Malakoff, 2002a). He argues that as the stocks of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1998; 607548–549 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450545
Published: 01 September 1998
... destruction, or introduc- tion of exotic predators. This is only one of many examples. Water serves as the essence of life, and the processes of desertification, salinization, overgrazing, alien plant- ings, overfishing, and the loss of man- grove forests are described in this chapter. We are dependent upon...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1995; 576326 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450005
Published: 01 September 1995
... understanding. They must follow news reports about environmen- tal issues, and encourage students to do the same. Population growth (as it af- fects nutrition and food supply, for ex- ample), the effects of ultraviolet rays on DNA, global warming, overfishing in the Atlantic, and the value of recycling are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1995; 576326 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450006
Published: 01 September 1995
... understanding. They must follow news reports about environmen- tal issues, and encourage students to do the same. Population growth (as it af- fects nutrition and food supply, for ex- ample), the effects of ultraviolet rays on DNA, global warming, overfishing in the Atlantic, and the value of recycling are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1996; 584245–248 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450136
Published: 01 April 1996
... bring about their deaths. There is also a controversy concern- ing decreasing penguin populations in Antarctica. Some biologists blame the decline on overfishing of krill, while others attribute it to disturbance by humans. One study found that breed- ing penguins show strong avoidance reactions to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1995; 576326–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450007
Published: 01 September 1995
... follow news reports about environmen- tal issues, and encourage students to do the same. Population growth (as it af- fects nutrition and food supply, for ex- ample), the effects of ultraviolet rays on DNA, global warming, overfishing in the Atlantic, and the value of recycling are topics of immediate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1993; 553154–158 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449613
Published: 01 March 1993
..., where there is little circulation. Chesapeake Bay is another example. The worst kind of impact is probably filling in wet- lands. People decide to live on the wetlands and put buildings up. That has a tremendous impact on the inshore marine communities. Around Jamaica, the main problem is overfishing...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 494246–248 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448504
Published: 01 April 1987
... normal sediments (Meadows 1986), this added factor is troubling scientists concerned about exploratory drilling off the Massachu- setts coast on Georges Bank, an area rich in lobsters. Georges Bank also has suffered from overfishing, as William Warner (1983) documents in Distant Water. He writes of the...