Seafood Trade Wars

Seafood Trade Wars

In a time when government deregulation is rampant and environmental protections are getting tossed out the window, the USA has a seafood trade deficit that could be improving… that is if American consumers are willing learn about where their food is coming from, and if consumers are willing to pay a fair price for seafood […]

Fisheries Policy at Fisher Poets

Fisheries Policy at Fisher Poets

Photo: Astoria harbor and bridge, via Flickr/Wikipedia. Astoria, Oregon is the perfect setting for turning back the clocks to reminisce on the old ways of the fishermen. This place used to house the saltiest people of the sea who nestled into town after crossing the world’s most dangerous intersection where the grand Columbia River enters […]

Crabby Politics Risk Coastal Fishing

Crabby Politics Risk Coastal Fishing

Fisheries policy has a responsibility to be sustainable to ensure that future generations will have access to the same resources we’ve always had the luxury of taking for granted. Fisheries policy also has a responsibility to the people who make a living from the fisheries, whether directly at sea or indirectly at market. Policy needs […]