Tagged fisheries management

Overfishing 101: A big fish story we should take seriously

Lee Crockett leads the Pew Environment Group’s efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish policies to end overfishing and promote sustainable fisheries management. This post, previously published on the National Geographic blog, is the eighth in a series, “Overfishing 101.” Read … More Info »

Overfishing 101: How Science Helps Managers End Overfishing and Rebuild Depleted Stock Populations

Lee Crockett leads the Pew Environment Group’s efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish policies to end overfishing and promote sustainable fisheries management. This post, previously published on the  National Geographic blog, is the seventh in a series, “Overfishing 101.” Read … More Info »

Farewell to Pat Kurkul

Pat Kurkul recently announced that December 2011 would be the end of her tenure as Regional Director for NMFS in New England. This announcement brings to a close more than ten years of service by Pat in an extremely difficult … More Info »

Overfishing 101: Why ending overfishing is good for both fish and fishermen alike

Lee Crockett leads the Pew Environment Group’s efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish policies to end overfishing and promote sustainable fisheries management. This post, previously published on the Huffington Post and the National Geographic blog, is the sixth in a … More Info »

Talking Fish Topics in the News – Friday, May 27

Some of the issues we’ve been discussing lately on Talking Fish have been featured in various other media venues. Here’s a sampling of such coverage: Last Friday, Peter Shelley wrote about the federal First Circuit Court of Appeals decision that … More Info »

Overfishing 101: Why Ending Overfishing Pays Off in the Long Run

Lee Crockett leads the Pew Environment Group’s efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish policies to end overfishing and promote sustainable fisheries management. This post, previously published on the Huffington Post and the National Geographic blog, is the fifth in a … More Info »

Overfishing 101: The Importance of Rebuilding Our Fish Populations Without Delay

Lee Crockett leads the Pew Environment Group’s efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish policies to end overfishing and promote sustainable fisheries management. This post, previously published on theHuffington Post and the National Geographic blog, is the fourth in a series, … More Info »

Fishermen Can Work Together to Improve the Fishery

Roger Fleming is an attorney with Earthjustice. Roger has been working in fisheries law in New England and Washington, D.C. since 2001. One of the most rewarding aspects of my involvement in New England fisheries management over the past 10 … More Info »

Overfishing 101: How U.S. Ocean Fish Populations are Managed, Part II

Lee Crockett leads the Pew Environment Group’s efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish policies to end overfishing and promote sustainable fisheries management. This post, previously published on theHuffington Post and the National Geographic blog, is the third in a series, … More Info »

Sometimes the Way Forward is a Step Back

The most monumental events often start from the most humble beginnings. In December 2009, the Chair of the NEFMC, John Pappalardo, sent a personal letter to the Secretary of Commerce, venting his frustration over the state of affairs between the … More Info »