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Activism:
www.endoverfishing.org
Pew Environment Group. End-Overfishing is a national effort to ensure that the National Marine Fisheries Service adopts regulations that provide regional fishery managers with clear guidelines for use in establishing annual catch limits that end overfishing. In regions with significant overfishing problems, the Pew Environment Group is conducting intensive campaigns aimed at strengthening fishery management practices to ensure that regulations are followed.
oceana.org
Oceana—the largest international organization focused 100 percent on ocean conservation—in the fight for healthy oceans. Campaigns to stop seafood contamination, stop dirty fishing, stop destructive trawling, save the turtles, save the sharks.
www.seashepherd.org
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.
www.peta.org
PeTA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)-  Save the Sea Kittens Campaign.
www.pesticide.org
Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides.  Clean Water for Salmon Campaign.
www.earthisland.org
International Marine Mammal Project works to make oceans safe for marine mammals worldwide. Strives to eliminate dolphin mortality, stop commercial whaling worldwide, to promote sustainable fishing, and to protect the habitat of whales, dolphins, and other marine species. Earth Island Institute.
klasherbert.com
The most dangerous species in the Mediterranean. Arty poster showing all the trash we throw into the ocean, and how that trash kills marine life. I believe breakdowns are much longer than the figures stated here though. But a very catchy and meaningful poster.
   
“The investment of one dollar (in blast fishing) can generate an immediate 200-fold return
for local fishermen but leaves a devastated reef that takes 50 years to recover”
www.unep.org
 
Advisories:
www.epa.gov
EPA. Fish Advisories by State. Fish consumption advice by state.
www.epa.gov
EPA's Kids Fish Advisory. Teaches kids about contaminants in fish and fish consumption advisories using fun, interactive stories and games. Designed for kids ages 8–12. ***
www.nrdc.org
Natural Resources Defense Council. Mercury contamination in Fish. A guide to staying healthy. Information on mercury's effects and its sources, tips for eating fish more safely and action opportunities you can take right now to reduce the threat. ***
   
As you count a tree's rings to establish its age, you can calculate the age of a fish by its scales...
www.floridaconservation.org
 
Amphibians:
www.nbii.gov
National Biological Information Infrastructure of the U.S. Geological Survey. Amphibians portal. Lots of info here!  ***
 
Aquaculture:
afsic.nal.usda.gov
USDA's Aquaculture Portal. Links to information on aquaculture.
www.aquanic.org
Aquaculture Network Information Center.  AquaNIC is the gateway to the world’s electronic resources for aquaculture information. Joint project of the USDA-Extension Service, the Illinois- Indiana Sea Grant College Program, and Purdue University Libraries.
www.fao.org
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN is to facilitate and secure the long-term sustainable development and utilization of the world's fisheries and aquaculture.
www.whoi.edu
Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute is the world's largest private, nonprofit ocean research, engineering and education organization. Aquaculture page, papers, research, scroll down for news.
aquaculture.noaa.gov
NOAA Aquaculture Program. As a federal agency under the U.S. Department of Commerce, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is one of the primary agencies charged with permitting and overseeing aquaculture. NOAA’s Aquaculture Program will be developing a new national policy for marine aquaculture in 2010.
www.worldwildlife.org
Aquaculture Dialogues, World Wildlife Fund is working with farmers, retailers, NGOs, scientists and other aquaculture industry stakeholders worldwide to develop standards for responsible aquaculture. About to form a Aquaculture Stewardship Council.
www.gaalliance.org
Global Aquaculture Alliance is an international, non-profit trade association dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture.
www.rsmas.miami.edu
Aquaculture Program at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami plays a major role in aquaculture development, consultation and participation, technology transfer of marine fish hatchery and growout for commercial operations around the globe. Placing an emphasis on close collaboration with academic and research institutions, industry leaders, environmental organizations, government agencies and regulators, research conducted at the Rosenstiel School is helping to advance hatchery and growout technology in the United States and beyond.
www.aquacopia.com
Aquacopia uniquely invests in entrepreneurs in cleantech aquaculture: seafood farms; farming technologies; and supply, service, and marketing that adds value at the farm or en route to market. The fund has invested in five early-stage companies in six years.
www.thefishsite.com
Fish Site-- online news and technical resource to the global aquaculture industry.
 
Aquaculture Reports: See Reports section below...
   

Americans eat an average of 16 pounds of seafood a year,
Europeans 37 pounds, and the average Japanese over 88 pounds.
www.preparedfoods.com

 
Conservation Organizations- Fish and Cetacean:
www.fao.org/fishery
United Nations. Food and Agriculture Organization.
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department.
www.nmfs.noaa.gov
NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service is dedicated to the stewardship of living marine resources through science-based conservation and management, and the promotion of healthy ecosystems.
www.oceanconservancy.org
Ocean Conservancy promotes healthy and diverse ocean ecosystems and opposes practices that threaten ocean life and human life. Through research, education, and science-based advocacy, Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires, and empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the oceans.
www.msc.org
Marine Stewardship Council is the world's leading certification and ecolabelling program for sustainable seafood. Works with partners to transform the world's seafood markets to a sustainable basis.
www.oceanlegacy.org
Conserve Our Ocean Legacy campaign is a non-profit, non-partisan campaign building support for ocean and fish protection.
www.blueocean.org
Blue Ocean Institute uses science, art, and literature to inspire a closer bond with nature, especially the sea. They translate scientific information into a language people can understand and use- to make better choices on behalf of the sea. Publish a Seafood Guide.
www.ifaw.org
International Fund for Animal Welfare- Seals, dolphins, porpoises, whales, African penguin, basking shark, dugong, hawksbill sea turtle. Good resource for status, distribution and threats.
www.worldfishcenter.org
WorldFish's mission is to reduce poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture. An international, non-profit, non-governmental organization working in partnership with a wide range of government and non-governmental agencies at regional, national and local levels in the developing world, and with advanced research institutions worldwide.
www.seashepherd.org
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.
www.sierraclub.org
Sierra Club subsidiary- National Marine Wildlife and Habitat Committee's current adgenda includes: Implementation and reauthorization of the Sustainable Fisheries Act,  Implementation and reauthorization of the Marine Mammals Protection Act, review and comment on federal actions related to marine mammals such as NMFS listing of endangered or threatened species, federal dolphin-safe tuna regimes, and US Navy active sonar programs that may endanger marine mammals and other ocean wildlife; monitoring international agreements affecting marine mammals such as the International Convention on the Regulation of Whaling; etc...
www.oceana.org
Oceana- a group of marine scientists, economists, lawyers and advocates that combine scientific, legal, policy and advocacy approaches to reach their goals of  preventing the collapse of fish and marine mammal populations, of lessening cruise ship pollution, eliminating destructive fishing practices, and reducing seafood contaminants.
www.conservefish.org
Marine Fish Conservation Network- a coalition solely dedicated to promoting the long-term sustainability of marine fish. With almost 200 members -  the Network uses its distinct voice and the best available science to educate policymakers, the fishing industry, and the public about the need for sound conservation and better management practices.
www.iucn.org
International Union for Conservation of Nature helps develop conservation science, manages field projects all over the world, and brings together players from different domains and sectors to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice.
www.savethefish.org
National Coalition for Marine Conservation (NCMC), based in Virginia, is the USA's oldest public advocacy group dedicated exclusively to conserving ocean fish and their environment.
 
Conservation Organizations- Specific Species:
www.worldwildlife.org
World Wildlife Fund offers a global program for saving the ocean and its inhabitants, with special emphasis on saving the endangered whales, dolphins and marine turtles.
www.ifaw.org
International Fund for Animal Welfare- Seals, dolphins, porpoises, whales, African penguin, basking shark, dugong, hawksbill sea turtle. Good resource for status, distribution and threats.
www.sharktrust.org
Shark Trust is a UK charity dedicated to promoting the study, management and conservation of sharks, skates and rays. The Shark Trust is a membership organisation.
www.wdcs.org
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society's Mission is to be the global voice for the protection of whales, dolphins and their environment.
www.acsonline.org
American Cetacean Society protects whales, dolphins, porpoises, and their habitats through public education, research grants, and conservation actions.
oceanmammalinst.org
Ocean Mammal Institute (OMI), is a non-profit organization designed to assist in narrowing the gap between individuals, science and technology, and to increase heartfelt connections with the natural world. Current research, being done under a permit from the National Marine Fisheries Service focuses on the impact of engine noise on Hawaii’s humpback whales.
www.earthisland.org
International Marine Mammal Project works to make oceans safe for marine mammals worldwide. Strives to eliminate dolphin mortality, stop commercial whaling worldwide, to promote sustainable fishing, and to protect the habitat of whales, dolphins, and other marine species. Earth Island Institute.
www.wildlifetrust.org
Wildlife Trust is an international organization of scientists dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity.  Protecting nature, safeguarding ecosystems, and defending marine mammal species from extinction.
www.oceana.org
Oceana- a group of marine scientists, economists, lawyers.  Sea turtle and Shark campaigns.
www.pewtrusts.org
Pew Charitable Trust is an independent group of American leaders conducting a national dialogue on the policies needed to restore and protect living marine resources in U.S. waters. Shark and Whale conservation campaigns, Antarctic Krill Conservation Project, Atlantic Herring Campaign.
www.savethewhales.org
Save the Whales. Informative website, adopt a whale or make a donation. Whale store, music and a good education source. Save the Whales believes children, the future of the planet, need to be empowered and know that their actions can promote change. Education is the key to saving whales, oceans, and ourselves...Since 1977.
orcalab.org
OrcaLab is centered around the philosophy that it is possible to study wild animals without interfering with their lives or habitat. A network of hydrophones, positioned around the orcas' "core habitat", helps them monitor their movements all year round. Conservation concerns - preservation of orca habitat; release and rehabilitation of captive cetaceans and bringing to an end the dismal era of commercial whaling.. 
www.greenpeace.org
GreenPeace Whale Defenders. Good supply of news- focused on the activism side of the issue. You can find out about volunteer or work opportunities.
 
Databases:
www.marinespecies.org
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) provides an authoritative list of names of all marine species globally, ever published. WoRMS is a contribution to the Catalogue of Life, the Encyclopedia of Life, and will serve as the taxonomic backbone of the Ocean Biogeograpihc Information System. 136,618 valid species; of which 95,288 checked (70%), 201,873 species names including synonyms, 252,489 taxa (species to phyla), 9,896 images.
www.fishbol.org
Fish Barcode of Life- an electronic database containing DNA barcodes, images, and geospatial coordinates of examined specimens. The database contains linkages to voucher specimens, information on species distributions, nomenclature, authoritative taxonomic information, collateral natural history information and literature citations.
www.fishbase.org
FishBase.  30300 Species, 266200 Common names, 46000 Pictures, 41600 References, 1560 Collaborators, 23 million Hits/month. FishBase was developed at the WorldFish Center in collaboration with the FAO and many other partners.
www.coml.org
Census of Marine Life is a global network of researchers in more than 80 nations engaged in a 10-year scientific initiative to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the oceans. The world's first comprehensive Census of Marine Life-past, present, and future was released Oct 2010 increasing the number of counted and validated species to 201,206.
www.coml.org
Census of Marine Life - Report: Scientific Results to Support the Sustainable Use and Conservation of Marine Life. The report is designed to help policy makers determine how results of the first Census of Marine Life might be used to craft science-based policy. 2011.
research.calacademy.org
California Academy of Sciences.
Catalog of Fishes.
nsgl.gso.uri.edu
National Sea Grant Library- University of Rhode Island Digital Libraries: research, education, outreach, and technology transfer. The NSGL is committed to providing easy access to the wealth of information generated by the Sea Grant Program.
fl.biology.usgs.gov
U.S. Geological Survey- American Fisheries Society's  list and maps of imperiled freshwater and diadromous fishes of North America.
www.globalchange.umich.edu
University of Michigan. World Fisheries: Declines, Potential and Human Reliance Lecture. Good graphs-Info.
www.whoi.edu
Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute is the world's largest private, nonprofit ocean research, engineering and education organization. Wild Fisheries papers, news, info.
www.nbii.gov
National Biological Information Infrastructure of the U.S. Geological Survey. Live Maps and Data- Find Fisheries Data with the Data Access Wizard. Global, National, Regional.
www.nal.usda.gov
USDA- Aquaculture Automated Database Searches. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. Conduct automated, real-time, searches to locate current resources on aquaculture.
   
The U.S. imports 80 percent of its seafood- and the FDA inspected only 0.59 percent of it in 2006.
www.conservationmagazine.org
 
Health Risks:
www.ehponline.org
Environmental Health Perspectives, the journal of the United States' National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences "A Biomonitoring Study of Lead, Cadmium, and Mercury in the Blood of New York City Adults" "Mercury levels were more than three times that of national levels."
www.atsdr.cdc.gov
Dept of Health and Human Services- Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Information on mercury.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov
Dept of Health and Human Services- Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Information on PCBs.
www.nrdc.org
Natural Resources Defense Council. Mercury contamination in Fish. A guide to staying healthy. Information on mercury's effects and its sources, tips for eating fish more safely and action opportunities you can take right now to reduce the threat. ***
www.fda.gov
FDA and EPA. Advisory on Methylmercury in Fish. What to avoid.
www.seafoodsafe.com
Seafood Safe is a testing program for mercury and PCBs in seafood. The Seafood Safe program informs consumers of how many meals they can consume per month without exposing themselves to dangerous levels of these contaminants.
 
Invasive Species:
www.epa.gov
EPA's Oceans, Coasts, & Estuaries.  Invasive Species information and portal.
www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov
USDA's National Invasive Species Information Center: gateway to invasive species information; covering Federal, State, local, and international sources.
www.nbii.gov
National Biological Information Infrastructure of the U.S. Geological Survey. Marine Invasive Resources. ***
   
"An estimated 90 percent of the large predator fish are gone,
and 75 percent of marine fisheries are now overfished or fished to capacity."
www.guardian.co.uk
 
News/Articles:
www.conservationmagazine.org
Conservation Magazine.  Featured Article- "Impostor Fish"
Misnaming seafood isn’t just a ripoff. It’s a global phenomenon
that’s wreaking havoc on ocean conservation. "Mislabeling and renaming drive a vicious cycle in which preferred species are depleted..." Dec 2008. ***
 
News Sites:
www.eurekalert.org
EurekAlert! is an online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society. EurekAlert! provides a central place through which universities, medical centers, journals, government agencies, corporations and other organizations engaged in research can bring their news to the media.
www.newscientist.com
New Scientist- news and features, stories and  facts, delivered through the latest news slots, in-depth articles, video, blogs and commenting.
www.conservefish.org
Marine Fish Conservation Network- Advocating for National Policies to Achieve Healthy Oceans and Productive Fisheries. Fish news.
www.iucn.org
International Union for Conservation of Nature's Fish News. Search-fish.
www.iucn.org
International Union for Conservation of Nature's Fisheries News.
www.nbii.gov
National Biological Information Infrastructure of the U.S. Geological Survey. News About Fisheries and Aquatic Resources.
www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily- top science news stories from the world’s leading universities and research organizations. Sea life News.
www.thefishsite.com
Fish Site-- online news and technical resource to the global aquaculture industry.
   
"Approximately 20% of the world’s 10,000 described freshwater fish species
have been listed as threatened, endangered, or extinct in the last few decades."
Ecosystems & Human Well-being: Wetlands & Water" Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.
 
Pesticides:
www.pesticide.org
Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides. Federal Fisheries Service Agrees to Review Pesticide Harm to Salmon. NOAA and EPA will examine how to get chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion out of salmon-frequented waters.
 
Photo Libraries:
www.sanctuaries.noaa.gov
National Marine Sanctuary Program, in NOAA's National Ocean Service, Browse through hundreds of photos at their sanctuary field and partner web sites.
www.marinephotobank.org
Marine Photobank is a visual resource that has galvanized people from all over the planet to collect, share and download marine photos, images and graphics that shed light on how humans have affected life in the ocean. Marine Photobank is a program of SeaWeb, a communications based NGO that uses social marketing to advance ocean conservation.
www.coralreeffish.com
Coral Reef. A Photographic Web Guide to the Larvae of Caribbean Coral Reef Fishes.
www.whaleshark.org
Ecocean Whale Shark Photo-identification Library is a visual database of whale shark (Rhincodon typus) encounters and of individually catalogued whale sharks.
   
"Blast fishing in Indonesia is expected to cost that country at least USD three billion over the next 20 years.
A sustainable hook and line fishery could generate net benefits of $320 million over the same period."
www.unep.org
 
Red List:
www.greenpeace.org
Greenpeace's Red List of fish that are in danger of total collapse.
Rates your State's supermarkets for sustainable fish practices.
 
Reports:
Reports-Aquaculture:
aquaculture.noaa.gov
NOAA Report "Offshore Aquaculture in the United States: Economic Considerations, Implications and Opportunities" This 264-page report considers the broad, long-term implications of an established domestic offshore aquaculture industry in the United States and the role such an industry might play in helping to meet global demand for seafood and other sustainable uses of the ocean.  It is important to note that much of the analysis in this study, although limited to offshore aquaculture, applies to all U.S. aquaculture.
aquaculture.noaa.gov
NOAA U.S. Government Accountability Office Report "Offshore Marine Aquaculture: Multiple Administrative and Environmental Issues Need to Be Addressed in Establishing a U.S. Regulatory Framework"  The report, which was developed at the request of the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources, highlights program administration, permitting and site selection, environmental management, and research as the four key areas to consider in developing an effective regulatory framework for U.S. offshore aquaculture.
www.foodandwaterwatch.org
Food and Water Watch. Fishy Farms Report: Despite the substantial financial and political support, open ocean aquaculture has not been shown to be environmentally sustainable, financially viable, or technically possible on a commercial scale.
www.fao.org
State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) is the flagship publication of the FAO of the UN's Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. This premier advocacy document is published every two years with the purpose of providing policy-makers, civil society and those whose livelihoods depend on the sector a comprehensive, objective and global view of capture fisheries and aquaculture, including associated policy issues.
www.greenpeace.org
Greenpeace 'Challenging the Aquaculture Industry on Sustainability' This report examines some of the serious environmental and social impacts that have resulted from the development and practice of aquaculture and which are reflected across the global industry. Jan,2008. PDF.
www.pewtrusts.org
"Sustainable Marine Aquaculture: Fulfilling The Promise; Managing The Risks" report from Marine Aquaculture Task Force, states that the Congress should enact legislation to ensure that strong environmental standards are in place to regulate the siting and conduct of offshore marine aquaculture. 2007. PDF.
Reports-Extinctions:
www.fisheries.org
"Conservation Status of Imperiled North American Freshwater and Diadromous Fishes" Study led by U.S. Geological Survey researchers, is published in the current issue of the journal Fisheries, pages 372-407. Prepared by American Fisheries Society’s Endangered Species Committee. Since the last revision in 1989, imperilment of inland fishes has increased substantially. This list includes 700 extant taxa representing 133 genera and 36 families, a 92% increase over the 364 listed in 1989. PDF.
Reports-Marine Ecosystems:
www.nap.edu
"Dynamic Changes in Marine Ecosystems: Fishing, Food Webs, and Future Options" National Academy of Sciences 2006.
This report concludes that ecosystem-level effects of fishing are well supported in the scientific literature, including changes in food-web interactions and productivity of important fisheries, and that food-web interactions should be evaluated in future fisheries management decisions.
Reports- Over-Fishing:
www.unep-wcmc.org
"In Dead Water: Merging of climate change with pollution, over-harvest, and infestations in the world's fishing grounds" United Nations Environment Program- 2008. In this report, the locations of the most productive fishing grounds in the World - from shallow, coastal waters to the deep and high seas - are compared to projected scenarios of climate change, ocean acidification, coral bleaching, intensity of fisheries, land-based pollution, increase of invasive species infestations and growth in coastal development. PDF.
www.edf.org
"Oceans of Abundance" proposes “catch shares,” can end overfishing and lead to abundance for current and future generations of Americans. Oceans of Abundance was developed by an independent, bipartisan working group consisting of 23 prominent leaders in government, fisheries science, management, and policy. The working group was convened by Environmental Defense Fund, Marine Conservation Biology Institute, and
World Wildlife Fund. Nov 2008. PDF.
books.nap.edu
Effects of Trawling and Dredging on Seafloor Habitat National Academy of Sciences- 2002.  This report describes how assessment of fishing impacts depends on gear type, number and location of bottom tows, and the physical and biological characteristics of seafloor habitats.
www.grid.unep.ch
"Overfishing, a major threat to the global marine ecology" United Nations Environment Programme- Environment Alert Bulletin (2004). In 2002, 72% of the world's marine fish stocks were being harvested faster than they could reproduce. Fishing activities have various negative impacts on marine ecosystems. The greatest concern is the rapid depletion of fish population due to extensive commercial fishing. A full one-fourth of the total catch (27 million tonnes in 2003) is not those fish targeted... PDF.
www.greenpeace.org
"Taking Tuna Out of the Can: Rescue Plan for the World's Favorite Fish"  GreenPeace. 2008.
www.whoi.edu
Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute is the world's largest private, nonprofit ocean research, engineering and education organization. Wild Fisheries papers, news, info.
Reports-Whales:
www.ifaw.org
International Fund for Animal Welfare- Protect the Whales. Publications.
assets.panda.org
"Ice Breaker: Pushing the Boundaries" Impacts of 2 Degree Global Warming on Southern Ocean Whales. World Wildlife Foundation. 2008. PDF.
 
Research:
www.whoi.edu
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is determined to set and lead an ambitious agenda for future ocean research to benefit society. Four Ocean Institutes; Ocean and Climate Change Institute, Ocean Life Institute, Deep Ocean Exploration Institute and the Coastal Ocean Institute.
www.oceanconservation
science.org
Institute for Ocean Conservation Science is dedicated to advancing ocean conservation through science by conducting world-class scientific research that increases knowledge about critical threats to oceans and their inhabitants, provides the foundation for smarter ocean policy, and establishes new frameworks for improved ocean conservation.
www.seaaroundus.org
Sea Around Us Project investigates the impact of fisheries on the world's marine ecosystems. This is achieved by using a Geographic Information System (GIS) to map global fisheries catches from 1950 to the present, under explicit consideration of major critical habitats of fish, marine invertebrates, marine mammals and other components of marine biodiversity.
 
Sustainable Fisheries/Seafood Organizations: see Fish Conservation above as well...
www.cfsan.fda.gov
US Food and Drug Administration – Seafood Portal- Information and Resources.
www.nmfs.noaa.gov
NOAA's Domestic Fisheries Division (in NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Sustainable Fisheries) manages the sustainable long-term harvest of over 700 commercially and recreationally important marine species under 40 fishery management plans. Protected areas include important spawning sites, habitat areas of particular concern, gear use and access limitation zones, and closed areas.
www.msc.org
Marine Stewardship Council is the world's leading certification and ecolabelling program for sustainable seafood. They ensure that MSC-labelled seafood comes from, and can be traced back to, a sustainable fishery.
www.sierraclub.org
Sierra Club subsidiary- National Marine Wildlife and Habitat Committee's current adgenda includes: Implementation and reauthorization of the Sustainable Fisheries Act, with emphasis on Essential Fish Habitat, overfishing, and bycatch and the Implementation and reauthorization of the Marine Mammals Protection Act, etc...
www.whoi.edu
Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute is the world's largest private, nonprofit ocean research, engineering and education organization. Fisheries page, papers, research, scroll down for news.
www.pewtrusts.org
Pew Charitable Trust is an independent group of American leaders conducting a national dialogue on the policies needed to restore and protect living marine resources in U.S. waters.   Campaigns to End Overfishing, Campaign to End Illegal Fishing.
www.seafoodchoices.com
Seafood Choices Alliance is an international program that provides leadership and creates opportunities for change across the seafood industry and ocean conservation community. Helps the seafood industry; from fishermen and fish farmers to processors, distributors, retailers, restaurants, and food service providers to make the seafood marketplace environmentally, economically and socially sustainable.
www.seachoice.org
SeaChoice is a comprehensive seafood markets program with the primary goal of realizing sustainable fisheries in Canada and abroad.
www.davidsuzuki.org
David Suzuki Foundation. Sustainable Fisheries and Seafood info and research.
www.fishwise.org
Fish Wise, a non-profit organization designed to improve the sustainability and financial performance of seafood retailers, distributors, and producers. Uniquely positioned between the seafood industry and marine conservation organizations, FishWise offers a range of services that create trust between seafood vendors and their customers, enabling businesses to sell more sustainable seafood, more profitably. FishWise joins business imperatives with leading ocean conservation strategies.
 
 
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