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    CAP Poll Shows New England Fishermen Are Concerned About Climate Risks to Fisheries
    January 15, 2015 -- New England fishermen believe climate forces such as ocean warming and acidification threaten their businesses, a new Center for American Progress report shows. The report is based on polling—conducted by Edge Research—of fishermen who are part of the northeast multispecies fishery, better known as the groundfishery, as well as the Maine and Massachusetts lobster fisheries.
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    Gulf of Maine sea surface temperatures remaining unusually warm affecting cod, lobster and shrimp
    January 12, 2015 -- Sea surface temperatures in the Gulf of Maine remained unusually high this fall, according to the newly released Gulf of Maine Region Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook. Warmer temperatures in the Gulf have ripple effects throughout the marine ecosystem, and the latest issue of Outlook describes some of the impacts that scientists are seeing on phytoplankton and fisheries.
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    Scientists: Great Lakes teeming with tiny plastic fibers
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- January 9, 2015 -- Scientists who have reported that the Great Lakes are awash in tiny bits of plastic are raising new alarms about a little-noticed form of the debris turning up in sampling nets: synthetic fibers from garments, cleaning cloths and other consumer products.
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    Chesapeake Bay Foundation report gives bay a D+ for health
    January 7, 2014 -- The overall health of the Chesapeake Bay is improving, but runoff from farm and urban areas continues to be a trouble spot in ongoing restoration efforts, according to a new report from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
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    Alaska's toasty temperatures in 2014 worry observers
    Especially to the Alaska pollock, which NOAA's FishWatch website describes as "one of the largest, most valuable fisheries in the world." Pollock don't like really warm or really cold temperature extremes, and their food source, small shrimp, do not fare well in heat.
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JOHN SACKTON & PEGGY PARKER: Setting the Record Straight About America’s Most Sustainable Fishery

March 3, 2015 -- Virtually all U.S. retailers have taken steps in recent years to articulate seafood-sourcing principles, sometimes via their seafood department, and others as part of an overall corporate responsibility commitment.