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ASMFC Votes to Save Menhaden

Blog by Meena Hussain | November 15, 2011

We did it! In an overwhelming vote of 14-3, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission took the historic first step of starting to reform the management of menhaden on our Atlantic coast. It was all thanks to 90,000 public...

License to krill

Blog by cassontrenor | May 26, 2010 2 comments

Two days ago, the gavel came down in an adjudication decision which may, more than any other recent hammer-strike, determine the future of fishing: The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) officially bestowed its blue-and-white ...

Steller Sea Lion and the Tribal Community

Blog by pribilof | July 20, 2010 3 comments

Discussing the plight of the Steller sea lion (SSL) can be a very emotional issue because of how it impacts both the subsistence and commercial activities that Tribal Communities (TCs) may be dependent upon. However, it is worth...

Maersk stands up for the oceans

Blog by cassontrenor | May 27, 2010

The vast majority of the world's internationally traded seafood moves by sea. Many unfortunate fish find themselves ripped out of the ocean only to be gutted, frozen, shoveled into containers, and sent plowing across the top of it in a...

Carting Away the Oceans IV released!

Blog by cassontrenor | April 28, 2010 1 comment

It’s been two years since Greenpeace released our first assessment of the sustainability of seafood sold at major U.S. supermarkets.  The scorecard released today marks the fourth installment of the Carting Away the Oceans project,...

Our Land; Our Waters; Our Future

Blog by pribilof | November 16, 2009

Our Land and our Waters: Our Future As Unangan (Aleut) people who have lived and survived on the Islands of the Aleutian Chain for almost 10,000 years, our survival and our foods have always come from the waters surrounding our...

ICCAT delenda est

Blog by cassontrenor | November 18, 2009

ICCAT has gone too far.  The greed and corruption running this Commission are now about as well camouflaged as a stegosaurus trying to hide behind a postage stamp.  Forgive the hackneyed humor, but there is no longer any doubt...

Life After Bluefin Tuna

Blog by chriseaton | November 18, 2009

Greenpeace volunteer Ashley Mirabile wrote the following for her Greenpeace Activist Blog .  I thought it deserved sharing here on the staff blog as well. If you would like to contribute your writing to the Greenpeace USA community, ...

Obama Administration Keeps Promise on Whale Conservation at International Talks

Blog by philipradford | June 24, 2010 1 comment

You would be hard pressed to find a director of an environmental group who is more critical than yours truly regarding the gap between President Obama’s visionary campaign messages and his actual leadership on environmental issues. ...

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