Written by Ukiah Daily Journal
Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday informed U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker via a letter that the state of California was requesting federal declarations of a fishery disaster and commercial fishery failure in response to the continued presence of unsafe levels of domoic acid in Dungeness and rock crab across the state.
Written by New Bedford Standard-Times
NEW BEDFORD — Warming ocean waters could endanger a highly profitable pillar of New Bedford’s fishing industry in coming years, according to a newly released study of climate change’s potential impacts on marine life.
Written by Gloucester Daily Times
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission approved a new herring fishery amendment that continues to stringently restrict mid-water trawlers’ access to some of the most fertile inshore herring areas in the Gulf of Maine.
Written by Phys.org
No longer satisfied to be washed out by epic seas and vast oceans, the world's lakes, rivers, streams, canals, reservoirs and other land-locked waters continue a push to be recognized - and properly managed - as a global food security powerhouse.
Written by Alaska Dispatch
Any final action by the federal government blocking large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region will likely have to wait until the next presidential administration, a top Environmental Protection Agency official said Monday.
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According to the Portland Press Herald, the Maine Seaweed Festival has been canceled this year due to a rift between the event’s organizers and seaweed harvesters.Read more...
The Downeast Salmon Federation has received a major grant from the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities to ensure and improve the water quality of eastern Maine’s most important rivers, according to the Ellsworth American.