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2010-12-23 16:44:00

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harbor Development Commission in the nation's highest-value fishing port is undertaking an atypical mission this week. They have turned their offices into a collection center for holiday donations for fishing families in need.

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2010-12-23 13:58:02

Marine ecologists at Oregon State University have shown for the first time that tiny fish larvae can drift with ocean currents and "re-seed" fish stocks significant distances away – more than 100 miles in a new study from Hawaii.

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2010-10-27 12:40:00

A study released Wednesday shows that Pacific island fisheries face collapse by 2035 as overfishing, population growth and climate change threaten one of the region's main economic resources.

2010-10-06 14:57:20

Some fisheries in the United States are poised to undergo major changes in the regulations used to protect fish stocks, and Iowa State University researchers have estimated that the new system will be an economic boon to the fishing industry.

2010-09-27 06:00:00

$2.2 Million Available in First Year WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fisheries managers, fishermen, nonprofit organizations and others with a stake in America's fisheries now have new resources to put their innovative ideas into action.

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2010-09-14 08:32:15

Leading international marine scientists are proposing radical changes in the governance of the world’s oceans to rescue them from overfishing, pollution and other human impacts.

2010-06-28 11:38:00

Legislation will create jobs for fishermen, promote restoration of depleted fish populations WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lee Crockett, director of Federal Fisheries Policy at the Pew Environment Group, today commented on legislation introduced by Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME), Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), John Kerry (D-MA), Mark Begich (D-AK) and Jack Reed (D-RI)...


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