Federal Ocean Policy

To learn more about Pew’s efforts to end overfishing and rebuild depleted fish populations, read our reports, case studies and fact sheets. - See more at: http://www.pewenvironment.org/campaigns/federal-fisheries-policy/id/8589940413/resources#sthash.U3Ku8lTx.dpuf

To learn more about Pew’s efforts to end overfishing and rebuild depleted fish populations, read our reports, briefs and fact sheets.

Research & Analysis

  • The Bottom Line

    Lee Crockett's “Overfishing 101” blog provided an authoritative primer on federal fisheries policy. It also spotlighted historic milestones and celebrated success stories. His new series, “The Bottom Line,” will continue to explore fisheries management issues, while taking on other related subjects to provide a more in-depth look at the issues facing our ocean... Read More

  • Timelines Work

    The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the nation’s primary law governing U.S. ocean fisheries, is helping to rebuild valuable fish populations by using science as the foundation for decision-makers. Timelines: A versatile tool for rebuilding Read More

  • Making Progress in Ending Overfishing

    Thanks to the Magnuson-Stevens Act, a cornerstone in one of the world’s best fishery management systems, our nation’s ocean fish are recovering from a history of overfishing. Read More

MEDIA CONTACT

Dave Bard

Officer, Communications

202.778.4551