The University of Portsmouth Secures £500K Funding to Boost UK’s Sustainable Fishing Industry

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The University of Portsmouth has been granted a substantial sum of over £500,000 to play a crucial role in enhancing the sustainability and productivity of the UK’s fishing industry, both on a national and regional level. This funding was recently announced as part of the Fisheries Industry Science Partnerships (FISP) initiative, which forms a crucial … Read more

New Bridges at Camp Shepard to Complete Hiking Loop and Boost Public Access

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Smithfield is gearing up for an exciting enhancement to its beloved Camp Shepard property. Town Manager Randy Rossi announced plans to construct four new footbridges that will form a seamless walking loop around the camp, allowing public access to previously unreachable areas. Last week, the Town Council greenlit a payment of $3,025 to Tom Gruczka, … Read more

Solo Camping Is Officially on the Rise

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The Dyrt’s Report Reveals a 28% Increase in Solo Campers from 2021 to 2022 Embracing Solitude in Nature Spending quality time with friends and family is undoubtedly fun and necessary, but sometimes, some of us (myself included) might need alone time to recharge our batteries and enjoy the company of ourselves. That applies to vacationing, … Read more

Grand Canyon Introduces New Online Booking System for Backcountry Camping

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In a move to enhance visitor experiences and simplify the backcountry permitting process, Grand Canyon National Park is set to introduce a new online booking system for backcountry camping starting in 2024. The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that visitors seeking to camp in the Grand Canyon’s backcountry can conveniently book and pay for … Read more

Revitalizing Coastal Communities: Sustainable Fishing as a Lifeline Amidst the Climate Crisis


In the face of the ever-worsening climate crisis, sustainable fishing practices are emerging as a lifeline for communities devastated by its impacts. For centuries, the fishing industry has been a vital source of livelihood for millions of people worldwide. According to recent research conducted by the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), the primary fishing and … Read more

Anglers Face Fines for Fishing Without Licenses


Multiple anglers in Yorkshire and the North East have been fined substantial amounts for engaging in illegal fishing activities without valid licenses this year. The Environment Agency presented these cases to Hull Magistrates Court on June 29, 2023. One of the individuals, Jordan Martin Meredith Davies (31) from Granville Court, Walmer, was found guilty of … Read more

Rojas Collaborates with Friends of Blackstone and NPS to Provide Youth Fishing Lessons

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LINCOLN – Juan Victor Rojas of Manville has joined forces with Friends of the Blackstone and the National Park Service Junior Ranger Program to organize a Youth Fishing Day on Saturday, July 22. In a previous report by The Breeze, Rojas was fishing alone when three young individuals approached him. Intrigued by their request to … Read more