Tagged overfishing

Fish Talk in the News – Tuesday, August 2

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 that we think might interest Talking Fish readers: Last week, a Science … 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 »

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 »

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 »

Seafood fraud is bad news, but there are good (and delicious) ways to avoid it

Last week, Oceana released a report on seafood fraud, which occurs when seafood labeling is misleading or outright fraudulent, thus preventing consumers from knowing exactly where and how their fish was caught. The report found that seafood might be mislabeled … 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 »