fish farming

Don’t Bet on Offshore Finfish Farming

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Guest post by James Mitchell, Legislative Director, Don’t Cage our Oceans March Madness is wrapping up, and perhaps you have been checking your bracket feverishly for weeks. Or maybe you picked the Kentucky Wildcats to win the whole thing and your bracket broke on the first day of the tournament. Not that I um, did […]

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Advocates Urge Commerce Secretary Nominee to Prioritize Sustainable Seafood

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On January 7, the Biden transition team announced the nomination of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to be the next Secretary of Commerce. The Commerce Secretary oversees the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), under which is the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). As such, Raimondo would oversee federal environmental and business policies that impact […]

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Federal Fish Farming Lawsuit Moves Forward

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On September 21st commercial and recreational fishing groups, and conservation, consumer and farming organizations jointly filed their arguments in a legal brief on why the federal government cannot allow industrial aquaculture in U.S. waters. Read more here. The new filings are notably significant, as the entire case could be won or lost on the information […]