Tag Archives: National Standards

Half of Hawaii’s Bottomfishing Restricted Areas Opening Up

A long-simmering dispute over the state’s Bottomfishing Restricted Areas (BRFA’s) between Hawaii’s fishing community and the state’s  and fisheries scientists has resulted in a move by the state to open six BRFAs and keep six BRFAs closed. Read more here 17:45

Gang Green: Feel the Venom? The U.S. Shark Conservation Axe of 2013

Nearly three years ago, I wrote “Shark and Awe in the U.S. Senate”, my account of the near-death experience that The U.S. Shark Conservation Act of 2010 endured before it was resuscitated in the 11th hour of the 111th Congress. The 2010 Act eliminated enforcement loopholes. [email protected]