Tagged Boston Globe

Uncertain Science Isn’t to Blame for Groundfish Crisis

The real issue is not whether there is uncertainty in fisheries management science. Of course there is, and the more you get into the weeds of fishery management science the more the numerous uncertainties reveal themselves. The real issue is how managers choose to deal with the uncertainty that is inherent in fisheries management. In New England, by and large, they deal with it badly. … More Info »

Fisheries Recovery Requires Action

Balance is an important component of developing opinions, of course, but more so are those of substance, fact and context. That’s why we found the Boston Globe’s recent editorial regarding the proposed opening of protected areas on Georges Bank to be fairly lazy in its analysis of the dire state of New England’s fisheries. … More Info »

Globe, Times Miss Boat on Real Issues

The Northeast’s two leading newspapers both editorialized recently on the fragile status of groundfish populations, especially cod, on both sides of the Atlantic. Unfortunately, both the Boston Globe and New York Times missed an opportunity to emphasize conservation measures and explain the great risk for fish and fishermen if we weaken those protections. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, March 2

This week’s stories we think will interest TalkingFish.org readers: Striped bass debate in Masschusetts, sustainable seafood in Boston-area restaurants and new ways to feed aquaculture a plant-based diet. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, November 10

From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest TalkingFish.org readers: A group of … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, October 28

Update: Our new look will actually launch this Wednesday, November 2. Sorry for the delay! We haven’t been posting as much as usual lately, but for a good reason! We’ve been hard at work planning a new look for TalkingFish.org, … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, October 6

From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest TalkingFish.org readers: On Monday, the … More Info »