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Sustainable Fishing Challenges, Approaches: An Angler’s Perspective

By Coty Perry As with many other aspects of government policy, overfishing and other fishing-related environmental issues are a real problem, but it’s not clear that government intervention is the solution. Indeed, it might be one of the main drivers of overfishing. Much like drone fishing, there are serious ethical issues of interest to the average angler. There’s another commonality

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Bill Against IUU Fishing Introduced in US House

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) and Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) have introduced the Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act, a comprehensive bill to end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, expand transparency, and stop seafood fraud, while strengthening U.S. leadership on issues that threaten the oceans, consumers and human rights. A report by the International Trade Commission found that the United

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