Home Tags Commercial fishing

commercial fishing

central arctic ocean agreement

Nearly 1 Million Square Miles of Arctic Ocean Now Protected From Commercial Fishing

Commercial fishing has just been banned in an area of the Arctic covering nearly one million square miles -- about the size of the Mediterranean. The Guardian reports that per the Central Arctic Ocean agreement...
California State Assembly Passes Bill to Ban Driftnets and Eliminate Bycatch

California State Assembly Passes Bill to Ban Driftnets and Eliminate Bycatch

California is once again on the brink of passing history-making legislation in regards to animal welfare and conservation. After a unanimous approval by the Senate in June, the Assembly just passed Senate Bill 1017,...

Canada Tackles Overfishing with Proposed Marine Life Habitat Protection Regulations

Canada's federal government is taking steps to put more effective protections in place for fish and their habitats. This is particularly important for Canada's coastal communities who currently rely on fishing both culturally and socially. The Fisheries...

Commercial Fishing Banned Over 2.8 Million KM² Due to Environmental Concern

A ban on commercial fishing in Arctic waters has been announced due to environmental concerns, the CBC reports. The moratorium on commercial fishing will last at least 16 years and will cover an expanse of roughly...