Managing the Social, Economic and Environmental Components of the Maine Lobster Fishery

“Every fisherman must recognize that we cannot dismiss or trade one element for another and expect our communities to thrive. Long-term sustainability requires the management of [social, economic and environmental components] in concert.” -Matinicus Island Fisher Michael J. Ames in an open letter to Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher

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About Ret Talbot

Ret Talbot is a freelance writer who covers fisheries at the intersection of science and sustainability. His work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic, Mongabay, Discover Magazine, Ocean Geographic and Coral Magazine. He lives on the coast of Maine with his wife, scientific illustrator Karen Talbot.
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One Response to Managing the Social, Economic and Environmental Components of the Maine Lobster Fishery

  1. Pingback: Isn’t it Time We Support Truly Sustainable Fisheries? (Reblog from ‘The Good Catch’) | Green Fish Blue Fish

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