During the first weeks of the new administration, President Biden issued Executive Order 14008 on tackling the climate crisis at home and abroad. This order initiated efforts within 60 days to collect input from fishermen, regional ocean councils, fishery management councils, scientists, and other stakeholders on how to make fisheries and protected resources more resilient […]
Achieving Healthy Oceans and Productive Fisheries
Healthy oceans and productive fisheries are crucial for the future of our planet, the survival of our species, and the prosperity of our country. Learn why effective management of U.S. federal fisheries is critical for the long-term conservation of our oceans.
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In celebration of our natural environments and our home planet, Marine Fish Conservation Network members share what Earth Day means to them. “We live on a beautiful plant that all too many of us take for granted. We can’t just make one day Earth Day, we need to consider each and every one of our […]
Photo: Author Linda Behnken on the water off the coast of Alaska Small-scale fisheries support a way of life that has become increasingly rare in our industrialized world—a way of life that is inexorably tied to the natural world, where individuals face forces far greater than human power and thrive only through humility and a […]
We are delighted to share the news of an Earth Day virtual cooking class hosted by this season’s Top Chef contestant, Portland-based Chef Sara Hauman, in support of our friends at The Wave Foundation. Sign up to learn how you can make your kitchen sustainable, with tips on: Cooking with tiny fish to support biodiversity […]
About the Marine Fish Conservation Network
The Marine Fish Conservation Network is a coalition of commercial and recreational fishing associations, regional and national conservation groups, aquaria, and marine science organizations dedicated to defending and strengthening our primary federal fisheries law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, in order to sustain abundant fish populations, healthy marine ecosystems, and thriving fishing communities. Learn more.