Catch up with the latest news from TalkingFish.org, a blog brought to you by CLF and other organizations and individuals who want to see a sustainable fishing industry in New England and abundant fish populations for generations to come. TalkingFish.org aims to increase people’s understanding of the scientific, financial and social aspects at work in New England’s fisheries. Here’s what went on this week:
- October 11: “Celebrate Seafood in October” – A list of October seafood festivals that will be happening along the New England coast.
- October 13: “Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, October 13” – A weekly update of recent news stories that might interest TalkingFish.org readers. This week: a bill introduced by Senators Brown and Ayotte to allow the dismantling of the sector system, Target commits to selling only sustainable and traceable seafood by 2015, discussion of threats to river herring and potential actions for protection, recollections of when salt fish was king in St. John’s, and Wellfleet OysterFest, which is coming up this weekend.
- October 14: “Senator Sheldon Whitehouse Talks Fish” – See Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse discuss the impacts of climate change on the world’s oceans, and how we are ignoring these threats “at our own peril.” (CLF Rhode Island Director Tricia K. Jedele also blogged about this on the CLF Scoop – read that blog here.)