Fishing in New England is undergoing an incredible transition and it took a lot to get here. Watch the videos that helped us arrive at this sea change.
The designation of the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean is something to celebrate. As the latest addition to a movement to protect special ocean areas in U.S. waters and around the world, the new Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument is located 150 miles from the bustling New England coastline, where more than 25 million Americans live. This important... Read More
What makes puffins so extraordinary? Experts reveal the secrets of these stunning seabirds—and the challenges they face. Puffins normally feed their chicks small fish, like Atlantic herring. Fishing pressures and warming waters can make those species harder to find. For puffin chicks to survive, we must be good stewards of forage fish in New England and beyond. Read More
Aaron Kornbluth, a staff member of The Pew Charitable Trusts, recently had a chance to participate in an Okeanos expedition to Norfolk Canyon, about 75 miles east of Virginia Beach. Aaron got a firsthand look at the challenges of studying the ocean bottom and the rewards of seeing what lives there. Read More