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China’s over-fishing devastates on a large scale

Increasingly, China’s growing armada of distant-water fishing vessels is heading to the waters of West Africa, drawn by corruption and weak enforcement... [...]

May 1, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

The Plan: Fall behind fast?

While commercial fishing, things ocean, and striper quotas probably mean very little in Lincon, Nebraska - climate change should. Think NOAA... [...]

April 28, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

New study indicates Costa Rica is giving away its fishing wealth

The commercial value of tuna here is of some $62 million per year. Of this total, Costa Rica receives only $904,000 in licensing fees, the report states. [...]

March 22, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Is commercial squid fishing damaging the MA striper fishery?

An aggregation of commercial, small-mesh bottom trawls off the coast of Massachusetts could be ruining a historically significant striped bass fishery. [...]

January 24, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

News: Bahamas considers granting commercial fishing rights to Chinese

Bahamian Minister of Agriculture & Marine Resources, V. Alfred Gray authorized the Bahamas ambassador to China in writing to pursue talks with the Chinese. [...]

November 15, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: The commercial and recreational saltwater fishing results just in . . .

The regions with the highest economic impact from saltwater recreational fishing were Florida’s West Coast, Florida’s East Coast, California, New Jersey, and Texas. [...]

June 2, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Opinion: Has the issue of curbing international over-harvesting been solved?

The world’s fisheries, which feed billions, are in serious decline. The National Academy of Sciences examined 4,713 fisheries., and only a third were sound [...]

May 5, 2016 Opinion, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Netting Billions – A global valuation of tuna

The Pew Charitable Trusts presents the first effort to estimate the full global value of the primary commercial fisheries targeting these seven tuna species and the value of the resulting products [...]

May 3, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: New measure to stop ‘stockpiling’ of striped bass

MarineFisheries has adopted a new measure to prevent unlawful “stockpiling” of striped bass on closed commercial fishing days for the striped bass fishery. [...]

May 13, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Far Reaching: The effect of being repurposed to kill more fish

Technologies once used to kill fish with precision are now being used to save them: War-inspired satellite technology is being deployed to identify and pursue rogue vessels fishing illegally [...]

May 11, 2015 RECENT, Slide