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Fishermen Knowledge in Policy and Science: It’s just a net waste to ignore fishermen

yGrown-up policy-making requires significant input from those closest to the issue at hand. Sounds obvious, doesn’t it?. But you would be surprised at how often key stakeholders, to use the bureaucrats’ beloved terminology, are kept out of the loop, especially by the European Commission (and NOAA) . When it comes to my own industry, the politicians, officials and green lobbyists who have largely dictated fisheries policy over the past decade still view us (I’m borrowing this metaphor from our farming friends) as the fox in the hen house, that is, untrustworthy. Read the rest here 13:40


CHOW CHOW CHOW! LIVE from Capitol Hill Ocean Week

We’ll be live streaming June 10, 11 & 12 exclusive coverage, including every official panel, special guests, and fascinating roundtable discussions. Don’t miss a minute! —  About us!   10:50