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A banner at an Oct. 12 rally in Portland spoke to the gravity of the challenge Maine’s lobster industry is facing. Doug Stewart photo.
Maine must step up in lobstermen’s federal court fight
The Maine-based Ocean Renewable Power Company has developed turbines to capture, hydrokinetic energy—tidal and river flow—and turn it into sustainable electric power for coastal and riverine communities. ORPC photo.
Power to the People
Coast Guard rescue swimmers train off the coast of Atlantic City, N.J. Coast Guard photo.
Personal locator beacons are the next step in lifesaving
An Atlantic salmon grown in Chile, the world’s second biggest farmed salmon producer. Norway’s proposed tax on salmon farms could drive investment to Chile, where most of Norway’s big salmon aquaculture companies already have operations. Paul Molyneaux ph
Norway threatens 40 percent tax on salmon farms
The last Local Seafood Summit was held in Portland, Oregon in 2019, just before the pandemic. Organizers hope this year’s live event in Alaska will disseminate valuable information and resources. Josh Stoll photo.
Seafood Summit returns
A Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa commercial vessel hauls its gear on Lake Michigan. Five tribes in Michigan that retained their Great Lakes fishing rights in 19th century treaties are renegotiating how they will share the fish with sports fis
Great Lakes consent decree
Viewpoint: Overcapitalization in the Gulf snapper fishery
National Fisherman: Focusing on platforms, perspectives and progress
Casey Streeter and his wife own Island Seafood Market in Matlacha, Florida. They own their own boats, and buy from several others hooking and spearing grouper and snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. Katie Fischer photo.
Viewpoint: The Right to Fish
Almost every type of commercial fishing involves long hours of repetitive motion that can lead to musculoskeletal injuries. Jerry Dzugan at AMSEA wants to teach fishermen how to avoid them. Paul Molyneaux photo.
The Right Moves
With permission from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the crew of the restored Libby 76 briefly put a net in the water made with the waxed wooden corks that were used in the sailboat days. Scott Bartlett photo.
Historic sailboat returns to Bristol Bay, amid record-setting salmon season
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