Finally A Big Step Forward For Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Last month, Atlantic bluefin tuna and conservationists scored a major victory when U.S. fishery managers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued much needed new measures to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna from capture in surface longline… Read More
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Atlantic Cod

Can We (Will We) Save Gulf of Maine Cod?

A couple of weeks ago, the situation for New England’s iconic Atlantic cod went from bad to dismal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the new assessment for Gulf of Maine cod shows that the already… Read More
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U.S. Fishery Law Under Revision- Will We Strengthen or Weaken the Law?

The Blue Ocean Blog is now The Safina Center Blog Today U.S. fisheries are doing quite well, thanks to the U.S. fishery law, known as the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. The U.S. fishery law was first… Read More
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