Boston Children's Hospital and other New England healthcare facilities weigh in fleet diversity policy! States "fleet consolidation and concentration of the rights to fish will undermine our ability to have access to wild-caught fish from New England waters because they recognize that this is the best way to protect our marine resources and support the resilience of our local fishing communities.” Read our press release here. BCH was one of many New England hospitals that weighed in on the fleet diversity policy's importance to their operations.
MAYDAY, MAYDAY! Democratic Control Over Our Fish is Going Down. Ocean commons are being goggled up fast. And you need to know about it. Our latest blog by Brett Tolley tells the story of how public participation is routinely blocked by the New England Fishery Management Council, and why this is not an isolated case.
It's Seafood Throwdown season! Check out this video from the Slow Food Youth team at the University of New Hampshire who organized the first ever youth-led Seafood Throwdown. Also check out their work in transforming UNH's seafood buying policies.