|Film: Alaska's Red Gold, World's Greatest Salmon Run At Risk in Bristol Bay|
Come see Red Gold, the award-winning film about Bristol Bay, Alaska, home to the world's greatest sockeye salmon run. Hear from a panel of Bristol Bay commercial fishermen working to protect this world-class fishery from the threat of a giant open pit mine. Organizer: Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay - http://fishermenforbristolbay.org/
|Location Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine|
NMFS recently released a draft action plan for fish discard and release mortality science, creating a list of actions that they hope can better inform fisheries.
We know that fishermen have to deal with bycatch by discarding or releasing unwanted catch overboard, but there is a data gap regarding how those fish survive.Read more...
A new study has identified a set of features common to all ocean ecosystems that provide a visual diagnosis of the health of the underwater environment coastal communities rely on.
Together, the features detail cumulative effects of threats -- such as overfishing, pollution, and invasive species, allowing responders to act faster to increase ocean resiliency and sustainability.Read more...