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 fish. With this blog, we hope to continue these informative discussions, cut through the rhetoric, and encourage more people to take an interest in ocean fish conservation.
The Bottom Line Series
The regional council charged with sustainably managing fishing in New England will grapple this week with the alarming decline of one of the region’s most important fish species, cod. Once so bountiful that it built New England’s economy, this fish is now at an all-time low—an estimated 3 percent of a healthy population in the Gulf of Maine and less than 10 percent on nearby... Read More
Taking a look at the big picture is wise when buying a house—and equally wise when making many other decisions, including how we conserve our oceans. Read More