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.
Michael Conathan explains what it takes to make conservatives stand up to Big Oil, the military, and corporate America. Two words: United Nations.
Fish populations are starting to rebuild thanks to strict catch limits, writes Michael Conathan. Wholesale changes to the law would be a mistake.
Michael Conathan probes the ethical issue of wild versus farmed seafood.
Michael Conathan shows seafood sustainability initiatives must figure out how to sustain fishermen as well as fish.
The Gulf Coast is far from recovered two years after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, says Kiley Kroh.
Michael Conathan explains how the National Ocean Policy benefits America’s fisheries and why conservatives’ attacks on the policy don’t hold up.