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Cod Fishing

The End of the New England Fisherman?

Sea to Table | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green
Sea to Table

Last week marked a historic turning point for many fishing communities when the New England Fishery Management Council approved deep cuts to the cod...

2012: A Farewell to Creatures Great (and Small)

Robert Walker | Posted 02.27.2013 | Green
Robert Walker

The disruption of entire eco-systems is harmful to the people who depend upon them for their economic survival. Poaching in developing countries may temporarily enrich the poachers, but posterity is inevitably impoverished.

The Bottom Line: Don't Remove Protection When Cod Need It Most

Lee Crockett | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Lee Crockett

New England is famous for cod fishing. But the industry is ailing -- and the cure being proposed might be worse than the disease.

Fishermen Meet Amid Potentially Disastrous Cod Prospects

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 04.12.2012 | Green

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Fishermen and federal officials grappled Friday with the increasingly bleak prospect of finding some way for the historic Ne...

Major Fishing Cuts To Protect Dwindling Cod Could Ruin Fishermen

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 03.02.2012 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — In an industry where agreement comes slowly, the sudden prospect of huge fishing cuts to protect New England's codfish inspired a quic...