Tag Archives: fisheries management

Have We Lost Almost Everything in the Name of Science?

“We have lost almost everything in the name of science. And so look at the big picture. Give us the freedom to fish.” -Captain Matt McLeod In my work as a freelance science writer focused on fisheries, I spend a … Continue reading

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A Way Forward for Coastal Communities – Bullard Says NOAA is on Fishermen’s Side

We’ve done all of this to help soften the blow of quota cuts. But more can be done. -John Bullard, Northeast Administrator NOAA In an opinion piece the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAAS)’s John Bullard penned for today’s Gloucester … Continue reading

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The Future of Fisheries – Is the Magnuson-Stevens Act up to the Challenge?

When the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hosts its upcoming Washington summit…on the future of U.S. fisheries, it will mark the first step in the effort to again reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act. This meeting of stakeholders at Managing Our Nation’s … Continue reading

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