Sustainable seafood

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California's salmon industry fears it will be wiped out by Trump

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Mon, 08/06/2018 - 2:17pm

Heather Sears has been fishing for salmon out of this unassuming coastal community for nearly two decades. This year, for the first time since she arrived in 1999, she won’t be going out to sea.

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In attempt to save the rarest marine mammal, court orders a ban on Mexican seafood imports Rosanna Xia

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Mon, 07/30/2018 - 9:53am

To protect one of the most endangered species in the world, an international trade court judge ordered the Trump administration Thursday to ban all seafood harvested with gill nets in Mexico’s northern Gulf of California — a bold move with significant political and economic consequences.

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Dead dolphins, whales and sea turtles aren't acceptable collateral damage for swordfishing

Published: 
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 6:44pm

Catching swordfish off the coast of California today means leaving milelong mesh nets deep in the ocean overnight. But what fishermen pull up is mostly not swordfish. For every one of the hefty, long-billed swordfish in a net, it’s estimated that there are four other marine animals entangled there.