The situation for New England's iconic fish is sad. It is sad that it has come to this. And it is sad that there is so much distrust among scientists, managers and fishermen in New England. But there is a lesson to learn here.
If you spend time with environmental activists, you'll find that most of us don't fit the stereotype. We won't scold you for driving the wrong car or turning up the heat on a cold day, and we probably tell more jokes about ourselves than any else.
The Nature Conservancy works with unlikely allies to create economically and environmentally sustainable solutions. Brian Stranko, our north and central coast regional director, explains how we develop creative approaches to complex problems to get the job done.
That a great song was written in Music City, USA is certainly no news flash but it doesn't begin and end there. Griffin House has written a rather powerful song called "Head for the Hills" about the recent Nashville floods and the oil spill in Louisiana.