News & Notes

Why It's Time for Amazon.com to Protect the Real Amazon

One of the biggest threats faced by these real Amazonians and their rainforest home, particularly in remote areas of the western Amazon, is oil drilling.

08 Feb 2:44 PM 0 Read More...

Mote Unveils Plans for New Science Education Aquarium

The catshark is out of the bag: Mote plans to build a spectacular new Aquarium on mainland Sarasota County!

08 Feb 2:15 PM 0 Read More...

Hawaii Aquarium Ban Can Affect You

Think the looming threat of a permanent end to Hawaii’s marine aquarium fishery just isn’t cause for concern? PIJAC’s VP of Government Affairs cautions complacent aquarists and urges them to consider the consequences of inaction.

26 Jan 1:20 PM 7 Read More...

Hawaii Senate Urged to Drop Ornamental Fish Ban

The fact is that study after study has concluded aquarium fishing is sustainable and has no appreciable impact on the environment, as Governor Ige rightly concluded when he vetoed Senate Bill 1240 last year.

25 Jan 1:42 PM 0 Read More...

PIJAC Alert: Hawaii SB2003 to End Aquarium Fishery

Hawaii’s battered fishermen who target live fish for the aquarium trade may all be heading to Pu’uhonua—the Place of Refuge—given yet another fresh round of legislation designed to sunset the aquarium fishery.

25 Jan 3:07 AM 0 Read More...