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Sailing with Charlie: Fishing Karma

fishing karma

I wrote a story not long ago about how we humans could learn a lesson or two from our underwater world. As we dive or snorkel through the clear warm waters of our coral reefs we see no signs of aggression …

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Editor Under Fire

Editor Under Fire

POWER to the People! Now there’s a shout I haven’t heard since my days on the picket line many, many years ago. Don’t worry, we are not turning into a radical political rag, I’m talking here about power as in …

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Ciguatera in Reef Fish: To Eat or Not To Eat?

To avoid ciguatera know what kind of fish you are buying and where it was caught. Photo by Devi Sharp

Lionfish are selling like hotcakes in the fish market in Portsmouth, Dominica.  The local divers have been killing this non-native and invasive species  and locals have taken up the cause by eating the delicious fish. I know that in some …

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