Catch Shares 101
This management system treats fishing rights like stock on Wall Street and has given interlopers the power to seize fisheries, turning a public resource into private property.
AQUAA Act 101
A cartel of corporations intends to stockpile its fortune through a bill that would permit factory fish farms on the open ocean.
Threats unrelated to fishing – like climate change, land-based runoff, and oil and gas drilling – can harm marine ecosystems, which affects fisheries.