Editorial – Save the fish, but also help the fishermen

This newspaper understands the angry response severe restrictions provoked among those whose families  have earned their living from the sea for generations  – “I’m leaving here in a coffin,” one fisherman from New Bedford, Mass., complained – but the council had no viable options…..We encourage NOAA to adopt the restrictions, as painful as they will be to New England fishermen, since they are the best way to give cod, now on the verge of extinction, a chance to replenish. Read more here at The Day