The United States reaffirmed itself as the global leader in sustainable fisheries with the release of NOAA’s Status of Stocks 2017, the annual report to Congress on the state of U.S. fisheries. Just 9% of stocks are subject to overfishing and 15% of stocks are overfished.
Successful natural resource management is dependent on good science (to inform policy) coupled with stakeholder compliance. One without the other creates conflict, causes stress, and
Forage fish, like anchovies and sardines, are important in reduction fisheries. According to a recent study, fishing them has little effect on forage fish predators.
By Jack Cheney A new paper published this week explored opportunities for increased yield and profit across 4,713 fish stocks constituting 78% of global fisheries.
A recent article in the Guardian discusses the future of seafood through the lens of the UN Fish and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s latest report on