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The New England Fishery Council Falls Short

The New England Fishery Management Council today approved a plan to protect the region’s highly-vulnerable and ecologically-important deep-sea coral habitat. While better than nothing, I’m not applauding. Here’s why.

January 30, 2018

A Decision on the Merits?

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is due this week to submit his report and recommendations on the fate of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine  National Monument, as well as 26 other national monuments (see my blog

August 23, 2017