Greenpeace claims on coral refuted by NOAA’s more accurate technology

The study was conducted to help inform the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council (NPFMC) of the state of coral in the Pribilof Canyon in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska and whether it was threatened by pollock fishing in the area, before they made their decision earlier this month to continue to allow fishing there. “[During NOAA’s] camera study, we scattered camera drops everywhere along the slope, we weren’t [focused on] any location, to map where corals are found. We sent cameras down 250 times [in one month], compared to the Greenpeace study, [which sent] 30,” Sigler said. Read the rest here 14:46