Michael Conathan explains how Sen. Olympia Snowe’s retirement will affect our oceans and fisheries.
Michael Conathan explains the fluctuations inherent in fisheries science and why stability is fundamental to sustainability.
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.
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.
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.
NOAA’s decision not to list bluefin tuna as endangered may not be popular, says Michael Conathan. But it was the right move.
Michael Conathan braves the aisles to find out which of our nation’s grocery stores are paying attention to where their fish come from.
Many U.S. fisheries have gone from overfishing to underfishing in just a few years, writes Michael Conathan. We need to strike the right balance with regulations.
Michael Conathan reports some good news for our nation’s fisheries and fishermen.