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EcoWatch’s List of Seafood to Avoid Falls Short

EcoWatch, the Ohio-based environmental website, posted its list of “16 Popular Seafood Choices You Should Avoid Eating” today. Unfortunately, these types of posts are generally little more than regurgitated information¬†that gloss over the details in an effort to generate online … Continue reading

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More Difficult News for New England Groundfishing Fleet

Why don’t they just close the Gulf of Maine down and subsidize us like they do the wind farmers and the solar energy companies and farmers out west? They pay them not to farm, why don’t they pay us not … Continue reading

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Mixed Response to NEFMC Proposal to Open Closed Areas to Fishing

“There are no recovered stocks. There are only stocks that are showing signs of recovery.¬†Why would you open these closed areas?” Tower said. “It just doesn’t make any sense.” -Tim Tower, commercial fisherman and charter boat operator from Ogunquit, Maine … Continue reading

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