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  • New Funding Supports Innovation in U.S. Fisheries

    Jul 24: The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the fourth round of grants awards from its Fisheries Innovation Fund, to support sustainable fisheries in the U.S. 

  • How to Disentangle a Tangled Up Whale

    Mar 31: Every year, dozens of whales become entangled in fishing gear off the U.S. Atlantic coast. The Atlantic Large Whale Disentanglement Network works to save them.

  • Funds Support Innovation in U.S. Fisheries

    April 30: Today the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announces grant awards for its Fisheries Innovation Fund to support sustainable fisheries in the U.S.

  • Putting Local Fish Back On Our Plates

    Nov 7: The Gulf Maine Research Institute has a new project called "Out of the Blue" which helps introduce lesser-known seafood to stagnant palates, while getting the market to demand this seafood.

  • Economic and Conservation Benefits of Catch Shares

    July 19: The results from the first year of the West Coast Catch Share Program are in. Revenues are up, bycatch is down, and fishing is extended later in the season.

  • Exploring Climate Impacts on Coastal Cultures

    July 18: NOAA and partners explore how climate change affects U.S. indigenous coastal cultures during the First Stewards symposium at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

  • International Whaling Commission Meeting Gears Up

    June 26: NOAA helps promote U.S. positions including the rights and needs of aboriginal subsistence whalers and whale conservation activities at the 64th Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Panama City, Panama.

  • Shark Conservation in Our Global Oceans

    June 21: Through international cooperation and state-of-the art technology, NOAA Fisheries is conducting joint research with Uruguay’s fisheries agency that is critical to inform international conservation and management decisions for pelagic sharks.

  • Building a Community Supported Fisheries Network

    June 4: Commercial fishermen, fishing communities, and other organizations met in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to broaden the success of community supported fishery programs.

  • US-EU Share Vision for Sustainable Fisheries

    May 30: EU Ambassador William E. Kennard welcomes NOAA Administrator, Dr. Jane Lubchenco, this week in Brussels to address the European Parliament and speak to Regional Fisheries Management Organization leaders on international cooperation.

  • Crimes Against Marine Mammals—New Exhibit Opens

    May 22: NOAA Fisheries and the Crime Museum open new exhibit "Crimes Against Marine Mammals," celebrating 40 years of the Marine Mammal Protection Act and highlighting Act violations, investigations, and protection measures.

  • Schwaab Addresses 6th World Fisheries Congress

    May 11: Eric Schwaab delivered closing remarks at the 6th World Fisheries Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland, which examined "Sustainable Fisheries in a Changing World." More than 1,300 delegates from 65 countries attended.

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