Conservation Law Foundation’s Peter Shelley, “The science is clear”

Conservation Law Foundation’s Peter Shelley made an impassioned plea to the NE Fisheries Management Council yesterday to be courageous in its management of the cod fishery to avert a commercial collapse that could

threaten an entire generation of New England groundfishermen. In a statement below, CLF says the Council’s recommended cuts don’t go far enough and that the cod fishery should be shut down to allow stocks to rebuild.  read more