Written by Portsmouth Herald
Mainers have strong cultural, historic and economic ties to the ocean. The health of the ocean is critical to our way of life. Ocean acidification is a growing problem that could damage the health of the ocean and have drastic consequences for Maine’s coastal economy.
Written by Maine Public Broadcasting Network
PORTLAND, Maine – Federal fishing regulators are proposing to designate the waters of several Maine rivers as critical habitat for Atlantic sturgeon. The designation is also proposed for other Atlantic coast waterways further south.
Written by KTOO
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game says it will be up to fishermen to avoid problems with the walrus hauling out near Ugashik north line this summer.
Written by Florida Times Union
Following the recent announcement that anglers will continue to be prohibited from keeping red snapper in the Atlantic Ocean this year, a member of the regional council that oversees fishing in the Southeast’s federal waters wants to overhaul how the species is regulated.
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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission recently released the preliminary agenda and public comment process for its 75th annual meeting which will be held October 23-27 in Bar Harbor, Maine.
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The Obama Administration recently announced that it is looking for candidates to be considered for a sustainable fishing prize.
The White House Champion for Change for Sustainable Seafood designation will honor individuals for “contributing to the ongoing recovery of America’s fishing industry and our fishing communities.”Read more ...