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Cape fishermen celebrate new trawling restrictions

The efforts of local fishermen, boards of selectmen, voters, environmental groups and state legislators who spoke out against the midwater trawl herring fishery have finally paid off. [...]

November 26, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Sea herring “Buffer Zone” bans mid-water trawl gear nearshore

Recent efforts from the NEFMC resulted in recommendations to directly account for sea herring’s role as a food source in the ecosystem. [...]

January 31, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Race to the bottom: Impact of deep-sea fishing severely underestimated

New research shows that fishery managers may have grossly underestimated the global impacts of trawling for decades. [...]

April 24, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide