Key priorities for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and coastal lawmakers missed the boat for funding in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Lawrence J. Korb and Michael Conathan explain why a unified national security budget would be good news for the Coast Guard.
Issue Brief Sequestration will inflict massive cuts on programs that protect our public lands and oceans—cuts that will impact all of us in a variety of ways.
Michael Conathan breaks down the effect of the recent national elections on our oceans and coasts.
The sudden post-Sandy shift in the national dialogue about climate change shouldn’t ignore the fishing industry.
Michael Conathan breaks down the health benefits and detriments of fish in your diet.
Issue Brief Strong, science-based stock assessments are the key to future sustainability, not just of fish but also of the fishing industry.
Two methods in particular—community-supported fisheries and underutilized species—provide a framework for how both fishermen and consumers can get more value from American seafood.
Michael Conathan recommends New England’s groundfish industry take a cue from its beloved baseball team and take the bold, painful steps needed for long-term success.
Video As offshore oil drilling edges ever closer to becoming a reality in the Arctic Ocean, the Center for American Progress examines the region's lack of readiness in the event of a spill.
Michael Conathan shows how the oil-and-gas industry could learn from fishermen’s approach to Arctic resources.
Michael Conathan explains how the record-low price of lobster is another economic effect of global climate change.
Michael Conathan explains what a settlement between Cape Wind and Martha’s Vineyard fishermen means for fishing, energy, and ocean planning.
Issue Brief Michael Conathan and Kiley Kroh explain why promoting industries that recognize and augment the clean and health ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems is crucial to our financial, biological, cultural, and spiritual well-being.
Michael Conathan explains how the RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act would help Gulf fisheries in the lingering wake of Deepwater Horizon.