Michael Conathan explains the fluctuations inherent in fisheries science and why stability is fundamental to sustainability.
Report Kiley Kroh, Michael Conathan, and Emma Huvos outline the shortcomings in the United States' response capabilities to an oil spill in the Arctic.
Michael Conathan explains why even though our oceans aren’t exactly part of the “interior,” moving the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration out of the Department of Commerce isn’t a bad idea if it’s done right.
Congressional action to spur investment in proven renewable energy technology is fundamental to the future of the U.S. offshore wind industry, write Richard W. Caperton, Michael Conathan, and Jackie Weidman.
Michael Conathan enumerates the top developments of the year for fisheries.
Michael Conathan explains why New England’s groundfishery may be on the brink of disaster, but not for the reasons called out by some politicians.
Michael Conathan’s advice on what to consider when you sit down at the sushi bar.
Director of Ocean Policy Michael Conathan testifies before the House Committee on Natural Resources.
More emotionally charged rhetoric won’t pull New England’s storied fishing industry back from the brink, writes Michael Conathan. It will take compromise on all sides.
Looking for a simple tip for buying healthy, sustainable seafood and boosting the economy? Michael Conathan has three letters for you: U-S-A!
Jobs in commercial fishing are down, but lawmakers’ attacks on fisheries management systems will not solve the problem, says Michael Conathan.
Michael Conathan explains why, despite what we see on the surface, the oceans are not OK.
Michael Conathan wonders what legislators are thinking by slashing budgets to maintain the fisheries that support millions of jobs and put food on our tables.
Michael Conathan debunks the perception that recreational fishing doesn’t harm fish stocks and offers ways to reduce your impact while enjoying the sport.
Michael Conathan argues that farmed fish are a fact of life and we should continue efforts that attempt to make the practice safer.