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  • An End to Overfishing

    Oct 14: An interview with Sam Rauch, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs at NOAA Fisheries.

  • Enhancing Climate Resilience of Natural Resources

    Oct 9: The Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience has released a report outlining four priority strategies to help make our natural resources more resilient to climate change, documenting progress, and providing roadmaps for the future.

  • Making Strides in Bycatch Reduction Research

    Oct 9: The 2013 BREP Report to Congress highlights outcomes and management applications of projects funded with $2.44 million in FY2012 in four priority areas.

  • Healthy Habitat: Key to U.S. Seafood and Fisheries

    Jul 15: Watch this short video to learn more about the important role healthy habitat serves as the foundation of America’s seafood and fisheries and what NOAA is doing to conserve habitat to rebuild fisheries.

  • Shark Conservation, Science, and Management

    Aug 9: A closer look at NOAA's role in shark conservation, management, and policy.

  • The Bycatch You Can’t See

    Jul 28: Researchers tackle unseen crab mortality in Alaskan groundfish fisheries, win best paper award.

  • Asian Tiger Shrimp Invasion

    Jul 21: Scientists are exploring how Asian tiger shrimp came to the US and what effect they might have on native ecosystems.

  • Today's Fresh Catch—Invasive Snakehead

    Jul 7: Learn more about one aquatic invasive species—northern snakehead—and how two fishermen are leading a grassroots movement to control the spread of this species.

  • 2014 Fishery Management Council Appointments

    Jun 26: The U.S. Commerce Department today announced the appointment members to the eight regional fishery management councils that partner with NOAA Fisheries to manage ocean fish stocks.

  • National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy

    Jun 13: NOAA Fisheries is holding public town hall meetings and accepting online comments to collect input on the creation of a new National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy.

  • Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2014

    Jun 10: Watch our new video to learn how NOAA puts actionable environmental information into the hands of people who need it.

  • Sustainable Fishing and the Bering Sea Canyons

    Jun 5: Should the Bering Sea canyons be closed to fishing to protect sensitive habitats? Here are a few frequently asked questions about the science and the decision-making.

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