ROGER BERKOWITZ: Taking stock of fishing's future

December 16, 2014 -- Many environmentalists focus solely on “overfishing,” and repeat that word like a mantra, but I (and others) believe that the real problem is climate change. Fishermen have been telling me for the past few years about rising water temperatures. Fish like cod simply can't survive in warmer waters, and move to colder areas.

Politics

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell Addresses NEFMC on Habitat Amendment

Dec 17, 2014

Consistent with its duties under the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the Council needs to balance the needs of habitat protection and restoration with the preservation of access to fishing grounds vital for the future of fishing communities.