Thursday, May 9, 2019

May 9, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Study: Fishery consolidation in Alaska leaves fishermen vulnerable
Seafood Source by Aaron Orlowski - May 8, 2019
Alaskan commercial fishermen are specializing more and more, leaving them more vulnerable to the immense uncertainty fishermen have to contend with, according to a new study.

With environmentalist support, Alaska Rep. Don Young files anti-aquaculture bill
Seafood Source by Steve Bittenbender - May 7, 2019
U.S. Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) filed legislation on Thursday 2 May that would ban U.S. officials from allowing the establishment of new commercial aquaculture operations in federal waters.

Pebble DEIS Deadline Extended
Fishermen's News - May 8, 2019
A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decision to extend the deadline for comments on its controversial draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) on the Pebble projects is seen as a small victory by some and an unfortunate event by others.

Seafood Without The Sea: Will Lab-Grown Fish Hook Consumers?
NPR by Clare Leschin-Hoar - May 5, 2019
High-tech meat alternatives are grabbing a lot of headlines these days. Last month, the Impossible Burger marked a meatless milestone with its debut as a Burger King Whopper. Meanwhile, Lou Cooperhouse was in a San Diego office park quietly forging plans to disrupt another more fragmented and opaque sector of the food industry: seafood.


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