ALEX RILEY: The Shark Fin Ban That Should Be Banned
“It’s going in the opposite direction from the goal of any fishery." That is, to “utilize as much as you can, and throw away as little as you have to.”
Warming waters threaten young lobsters, study finds
The Gulf of Maine’s lobster population, which has boomed even as climate change and overfishing have hurt other commercial species, could suffer if water temperatures rise, according to a University of Maine study.
Fisherman appeals case over monitoring costs
New Hampshire fisherman David Goethel is looking to the federal appeals court to overturn a federal judge’s ruling allowing NOAA Fisheries to impose the cost of at-sea monitoring on Northeast groundfish permit holders.
Report questions Louisiana fish safety testing
Gulf oil spill recovery money intended for testing to ensure fish caught off Louisiana were safe for consumers instead paid for unnecessary iPads, cameras, boats and now-missing fishing equipment, state auditors said.
DALZELL: Fishing Deserved Place at IUCN Table
Applying and then being granted membership of the International Union for Conservation of Nature can hardly be called infiltration. The Council isn’t some form of clandestine organization bent on world domination.