PCFFA Fishermen’s News Column May, 2014

To Download a PDF version of this Article, click here! REFLECTIONS ON A SHALLOW WORLD OCEAN SUMMIT By Zeke Grader Sea levels may be rising but there was little depth to the recent World Ocean Summit (www.economistinsights.com/sustainability-resources/event/world-ocean-summit-2014), this past February’s soiree attracting politicos, princes, press and varying degrees of celebrity. Sponsored by The Economist and … Continue reading PCFFA Fishermen’s News Column May, 2014

Fishermen’s News April 2014

To Download a PDF version of this Article, click here! Saving Salmon from Drought By John McManus, Dave Bitts, Zeke Grader, Glen Spain Fish need water. That’s the reality we’re facing as California and southern Oregon move through their driest year on record. With little rain or snowfall forthcoming, the situation is dire for Endangered … Continue reading Fishermen’s News April 2014

Fishermen’s News March 2014

To Download a PDF version of this Article, click here! GMOs — “Frankenfish” Just One of the Problems By Zeke Grader and Glen Spain Last year we waited. In late 2012, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) indicated it was prepared to approve the first genetically engineered fish, indeed the first genetically engineered animal, for … Continue reading Fishermen’s News March 2014

Fishermen’s News February 2014

To Download a PDF version of this Article, click here! Four Fixes for Magnuson-Stevens By Zeke Grader, Glen Spain, Larry Collins “Not until they get it right,” thundered the late Massachusetts Congressman Gerry Studds when asked why his name was not on the nation’s principal fisheries management act. It was, after all, his House bill … Continue reading Fishermen’s News February 2014

Fishermen’s News December 2013

Click here to download a PDF of this article. Government Shutdown: The Default is No Fishing By Zeke Grader, Dave Bitts, Glen Spain Few in the fishing industry have been as critical of the federal government as PCFFA. Republican Administration, Democratic Administration, it doesn’t matter. We’ve got little use for the incompetence, dithering, disingenuousness and … Continue reading Fishermen’s News December 2013