Building Local Power: Graying of the Fleet

Twenty-five years ago, there were over 2,000 commercial shrimp boats in Mississippi. Today, that number has fallen to around 200. This trend is not unique to Mississippi: Across U.S. coastlines, …

The Catch Share Reform Coalition goes to Congress

The Catch Share Reform Consortium, including Scituate, Mass. draggerman Tim Barrett and fishermen from around the U.S., is in Washington, D.C. urging Congress to stop consolidation of quota by foreign …

Fishermen In DC To Call For Catch Share Reform

ADVISORY/RELEASE Commercial fishermen from across the United States have banded together to express concern over predatory leasing and consolidation of fishing quota in the hands of private equity firms and …

Birds, Bees, Worms, and Beavers!

Read the newsletter To start the year, the NAMA team gathered together in mid-January to discuss the year ahead, and we came up with some big plans! Perhaps the best …

Check it out — a new FoodPrint report!

As we reflect on 2022 and look forward to 2023 we’re looking forward to another year of cracking down on private equity companies controlling our fisheries while at the same …

National release: FDA assessment of GE salmon

New FDA assessment of AquaBounty’s genetically engineered salmon challenged by environmental, food, Indigenous advocates. Organizations across the country come together in mounting opposition against the biotech company, with three coordinated …

Fishing Communities Letter to NOAA on Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Funding

11.17.22-FINAL-Fishing-Communities-Letter-to-NOAA-on-IRA-Funding-1Download the letter

Fishermen at Farm Aid!

In September 2022, fishermen made history when they were on stage at Farm Aid! This was a moment that NAMA Coordinating Director Niaz Dorry had been dreaming of for 28 …

Meet our new Media Coordinator!

In our August 2022 newsletter, we invite you to meet our new Media Coordinator, Feini Yin! “Hi friends, my name is Feini Yin (they/them), and I recently joined the NAMA …

Sustainable Seafood Guide

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Purpose of this Guide This guide aims to provide a high-level overview of the seafood landscape in order to empower folks in making seafood purchasing decisions. It’s important to note …