The Lure of Flotsam

The Lure of Flotsam

When Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) are used for industrial tuna fishing; juvenile tuna as well as many other species of ocean wildlife are unnecessarily hauled in. In this video, multi-award winning underwater cinematographer, Rick Rosenthal, talks about the ways this practice can be detrimental to our ocean and marine life, and calls for more management and regulation on the use of FADs. To learn more, go to http://www.pewenvironment.org/FAD.

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest. In the coming months, President Joe Biden and the 117th Congress will tackle a number of environmental, health, public safety, and fiscal and economic issues—nearly all of them complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help solve specific, systemic problems in a nonpartisan fashion, Pew has compiled a series of briefings and recommendations based on our research, technical assistance, and advocacy work across America.

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