Last month Bren Smith, Sean Barrett and Paul Greenberg considered the implications of trimming NOAA’s budget for the New York Times, as
Successful natural resource management is dependent on good science (to inform policy) coupled with stakeholder compliance. One without the other creates conflict,
Last week The Economist published Getting Serious about Overfishing, an article meant to address some of the pressures on global fish stocks.
Fisheries in the U.S. and other parts of the developed world have provided a blueprint for successful fisheries management globally, according to
We’ve developed this guide to give you insight into every aspect of fish as food for people around the world. Click on any heading to skip ahead or click through each post—the guide was written to read like a lesson that builds on each previous installment.
Seafood in a Global Context
People & Fish
Recovering populations of killer whales, sea lions and harbor seals on the West Coast are eating increased numbers of Chinook salmon, and their consumption may now exceed the combined harvest by commercial and recreational fisheries, a new study finds.
In early October, Chris Oliver, NOAA Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, sent a letter to the Editor-in-Chief at Marine Policy, Dr. Hance Smith, requesting the retraction of a paper titled “Estimates of illegal and unreported seafood imports to Japan”
In-depth coverage of particular fisheries
A new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science shows that there is a triple bottom line, that abundance, catch and profit
A few weeks ago in Puget Sound, a net pen used for farming Atlantic salmon broke and allowed over 150,000 salmon to escape. Fear of
Mark Kurlansky, author of the seminal fishery history book, Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World, recently contributed to The Guardian
A paper published last week titled, Global marine fisheries discards: A synthesis of reconstructed data, concludes that commercial fishermen have thrown away (discarded) about 10%
The exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union has attracted considerable attention to how fisheries management in the UK could be reformed. With