Letter to President Obama on the Fate of Coastal Fishing Communities

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New England fishing organizations ask President Obama for leadership that supports local small-scale fishermen who want to turn the decline of fisheries around. Community-based fishermen in New England propose a strong stewardship ethic; a focus on high-quality and low-volume local markets; and, an ecologically sound management strategies that acknowledge distinct ecologically defined areas, integrate all species within those areas and are adaptable to real time changes.

Obama letter Mar 09-FINAL-1