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The Hidden Cost of Cheap Lobster

Michael Conathan explains how the record-low price of lobster is another economic effect of global climate change.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, July 20, 2012

Cape Wind Project and Fishermen Seal a Deal

Michael Conathan explains what a settlement between Cape Wind and Martha’s Vineyard fishermen means for fishing, energy, and ocean planning.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, June 29, 2012

The Foundations of a Blue Economy

article icon 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.

by Michael Conathan and Kiley Kroh | Wednesday, June 27, 2012

RESTORE Act Would Boost Gulf Coast Fisheries

Michael Conathan explains how the RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act would help Gulf fisheries in the lingering wake of Deepwater Horizon.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, June 15, 2012

Conservatives Disregard Traditional Allies to Oppose the Law of the Sea

Michael Conathan explains what it takes to make conservatives stand up to Big Oil, the military, and corporate America. Two words: United Nations.

by Michael Conathan | Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Long-Term Fishery Investments Starting to Pay Off

Fish populations are starting to rebuild thanks to strict catch limits, writes Michael Conathan. Wholesale changes to the law would be a mistake.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, May 25, 2012

The Ethics of Seafood

Michael Conathan probes the ethical issue of wild versus farmed seafood.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, May 11, 2012

The Future of America’s First Fishery

book_alt2 icon Report Michael Conathan outlines the steps necessary to improve relationships and management strategies for the New England groundfishery.

by Michael Conathan | Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Sustaining Seafood Sustainability

Michael Conathan shows seafood sustainability initiatives must figure out how to sustain fishermen as well as fish.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, April 27, 2012

The Lasting Impact of Deepwater Horizon

The Gulf Coast is far from recovered two years after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, says Kiley Kroh.

by Kiley Kroh and Michael Conathan | Thursday, April 19, 2012

Sensible Ocean Policy Falling Victim to Political Games

Michael Conathan explains how the National Ocean Policy benefits America’s fisheries and why conservatives’ attacks on the policy don’t hold up.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, April 13, 2012

Sustaining the ‘Wicked Tuna’

Michael Conathan explains why the best way to save the overfished bluefin tuna is to support New England’s artisanal fishery.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, March 30, 2012

Balancing Socioeconomic Needs with Our Ocean and Coastal Space

CAP Director of Ocean Policy Michael Conathan testifies before the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

by Michael Conathan | Thursday, March 8, 2012

Lamenting the Loss of an Ocean Champion

Michael Conathan explains how Sen. Olympia Snowe’s retirement will affect our oceans and fisheries.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, March 2, 2012

More Drilling Won’t Lower Gas Prices

Michael Conathan explains why the bumper-sticker slogan “drill, baby, drill” won’t ease Americans’ pain at the pump.

by Michael Conathan | Wednesday, February 29, 2012