Tagged Magnuson-Stevens Act

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 »

New England Fisheries in the News – April 19, 2011

New England fishery management received significant attention in the media over the past few days, with a major story running in the Cape Cod Times on Sunday and Monday, April 17 and 18. This two-part series by Doug Fraser detailed … More Info »

More MSA Anniversary – Certificate of Public Ownership of America’s Fish Stocks

This ad from the Pew Environment Group makes clear what all New Englanders know is true – American fish stocks are a public resource. The stock certificate in the ad reads, “As secured by the Magnuson-Stevens Act, this certifies that … More Info »

Happy Birthday, Magnuson-Stevens Act – Looking Back at 35 Years of Federal Fisheries Management

This post is by Sean Cosgrove, Director of the Conservation Law Foundation’s Gulf of Maine Campaign. “Whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over.” Mark Twain’s famous line about water allocation battles in the American West can fairly … More Info »