Sunday, January 8, 2012

Fish in the sea...better sustainability through 'universal' catch limits?

From the Washington Post article:

"Mark Spalding, president of the Ocean Foundation, said that people on both sides of the debate need to acknowledge that the United States is facing the sort of transformational moment in fishing that it did a half-century ago in forestry. Until the mid-1960s, the government allowed loggers unfettered access to public lands, he said."

Washington post article: 2012 Catch limits for all species

This article failed to answer most of the questions that came to mind while reading, however, and I'm failing to find a press release or any links on the NOAA site other than links for the 2008 legislation.

Commenters on the Washington post article, above, left the following links, speaking to the broader issues at hand, but not necessarily the new law:

Soooo many questions.....


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