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On July 19th, the EPA announced a proposed action to protect Bristol Bay fisheries by severely limiting the extent of mining that can take place there. Take action! This is the last, best chance for the people of Bristol Bay to prevent devastation of one of the world's biggest salmon runs by industrial mining.

 

In the Spotlight

Reject Distractions; Fix Catch Shares Now

This opinion piece by Brett Tolley appeared in the September issue of Commercial Fisheries News and shines a spotlight on the drivers of catch share programs including the Charles Koch Foundation, Walton Family Foundation of Walmart, and others. Time to fix New England's catch share policy now! 

 

NAMA's Blog

We are honored to have a guest post up on our blog from Dr. Joanne Burke, the Thomas W Haas Professor in Sustainable Food Systems in the Sustainability Institute at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). Read on for her clear take on Paul Ryan's plan to address poverty in America.

 

Rock the Boat!

Eventbrite - NAMA's Rock the Boat!

Hey... Let's Rock The Boat on Friday, November 7, 2014, 6:30-9:30pm at the Arts at the Armory in Somerville, MA. Dance to the music of singer-songwriter Chelsea Berry and groove to the tunes of Bob Marley tribute band Hope Road. Enjoy food provided by supportive restaurants and hospitals - yes we said hospitals! - creating delicious bites using regional sea and land food. Snack on vegetarian raviolis rolled out all night by Joe Gatto of "From Scratch" TV. Imbibe on some local beer, wine and healthy sodas. Learn from thoughtful chefs. Take part in a silent auction. Celebrate our living fishing economies. And support our efforts to keep rocking the boat!

 

Who Fishes Matters TV

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

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