A joint hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules and Interior Subcommittees examined the barriers to removing federal protections, or delisting species from the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA).
Greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming also are making the ocean more acidic, which interferes with the ability of oysters to build strong shells.
Recreational fishermen from Maine to Texas can now keep track of saltwater fishing regulations just by looking at their smartphone.
Upcoming public meetings have been announced for the Mid-Altantic Fishery Management Council’s Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Advisory Panel, Pacific Fishery Management Council, North Slope Science Initiative-Science Technical Advisory Panel, and NOAA Office for Coastal Management.
The National Marine Fisheries Service published its final List of Fisheries (LOF) for 2016, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act, which reflects new information on interactions between commercial fisheries and marine mammals.
‘This will help up protect and conserve green sea turtles more efficiently and effectively, so that we can achieve our goal of recovering the species’
A study by economists at North Carolina State University finds that most people are unwilling to rent vacation homes that have a view of offshore wind turbines — and that those who will rent expect steep rental discounts unless the turbines are more than eight miles offshore.
NMFS proposes to implement management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico...
NMFS proposes to modify recreational fishery management measures for Gulf of Maine cod and haddock, including daily bag limits, size limits, and seasonal possession restrictions. (From the Federal Register) — This action is necessary to...
NMFS and the Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) announce their intent to prepare an EIS in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 to analyze the impacts on the human (biological,...