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September 25, 2013
Collective rights ‘offer hope for global fisheries’

By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News. 24 September 2013 Collective community-based rights could put the world's fisheries on a sustainable footing after decades of over-exploitation, an expert suggests. Previous management regimes had failed to protect both the industry and fish stocks' long-term future, explained Ragnar Arnason from Iceland University. Communities would act like "shareholders", ensuring […]

March 7, 2013
Fisheries Economics of the United States 2011

March 7, 2013. NOAA Fisheries Service Today we released the report Fisheries Economics of the United States 2011.  The report provides economic statistics on U.S. commercial and recreational fisheries and marine-related businesses for each coastal state and the nation. The report is the sixth volume in an annual series designed to give the public accessible economic […]

Scientists urge protection of Arctic fisheries

Posted on April 27, 2012 by Bob Berwyn By Summit Voice SUMMIT COUNTY — Leading scientists from around the world warned that unbridled commerical fishing in newly thawed Arctic waters is likely to result in resource depletion similar to what’s occurred in other areas. “The ability to fish is not the same as having the […]