ROGER BERKOWITZ: Taking stock of fishing's future

December 16, 2014 -- Many environmentalists focus solely on “overfishing,” and repeat that word like a mantra, but I (and others) believe that the real problem is climate change. Fishermen have been telling me for the past few years about rising water temperatures. Fish like cod simply can't survive in warmer waters, and move to colder areas.


Gloucester Mayor Carolyn Kirk Addresses NEFMC on Habitat Amendment

Dec 18, 2014

With the Council now considering habitat management areas, it is crucial to remember the responsibility under the Magnuson-Stevens Act to carry out these protections in a way that doesn't further damage the groundfish fleet.