Posted July 2011

The Catch of Climate Change: Increased OA and Temperatures Could Directly Impact New England Fisheries and Revenues

Nancy Shrodes is a volunteer for the Ocean Conservation Program at the Conservation Law Foundation. She recently graduated from Tufts University (class of 2011), majoring in Environmental Science with a focus in marine biology. The Catch of Climate Change is … More Info »

Healthy Fish Populations = More Money in the Forecast; Overfishing = at least $149 million in losses for 2009

New analysis by Ecotrust, one of the leading providers of marine social and economic research, finds that due to decades of overfishing, New England commercial fishermen who bring us the cod, flounder and other “groundfish” we love to eat lost … More Info »

Sounding out on fish assessment technology

There’s been some buzz lately from luminaries like Senator John Kerry and Legal Seafoods’  Roger Berkowitz about new methods for measuring fish populations using acoustic remote sensing that are being pioneered by a group of scientists from MIT and Northeastern … More Info »

Center for American Progress: Fish on Fridays: The (Nonsensical) Politics of Fisheries Funding

Below is the most recent post from Fish on Fridays, a biweekly series of articles from the Center for American Progress (CAP) dealing with fishery management issues. To view this article on the CAP website, where you can also find … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, July 14

Lots of other news sources have been “talking fish” over the past week. Here’s a quick look at some of those stories: This week’s New York Magazine featured an article explaining how strict regulations implemented in an attempt to prevent … More Info »

The Catch of Climate Change: OA Presents a Threat to Fisheries

Nancy Shrodes is a volunteer for the Ocean Conservation Program at the Conservation Law Foundation. She recently graduated from Tufts University (class of 2011), majoring in Environmental Science with a focus in marine biology. The Catch of Climate Change is … More Info »

New England Fishery Science is Top Notch

Jud Crawford is a science and policy manager for the Pew Environment Group Determining the past, present and future health of wild fish in the ocean is the complex task that scientists at New England’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center face … More Info »

Federal judge puts an end to judicial fishing season for Amendment 16

Federal Judge Rya Zobel was talking fish recently when she declared an end to the judicial fishing season for Amendment 16, terminating the two suits brought by the Cities of New Bedford and Gloucester and a variety of commercial fishing … More Info »