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The Best And Worst Cans Of Tuna, Based On Sustainability

We hate to tell you this, but you’re probably picking the wrong can of tuna. Buying a canned tuna isn’t just about deciding between water or oil packed, dark or light meat, expensive or cheap. There’s a lot more that goes into a can.

We’re talking fishing practices, traceability of the fish back to the sea, and knowing if these fishing companies are violating human rights in their labor practices ― this does happen, unfortunately….
Read more (huffingtonpost.com)

Greenpeace rates San Diego tuna firms

San Diego’s tuna canning companies are both the best and the worst, according to a new report from the environmental advocates at Greenpeace.
The best: Bonita-based American Tuna, which ties for first place among the sustainability rankings of US tuna canners. The boutique firm has grown in recent years to supply the Whole Foods grocery chain, first in San Diego and now nationwide….
Read more (sandiegoreader.com)

FishNews – April 12, 2017 – Beluga Recovery Heroes, NOAA Citizen Science, Learning from Strandings, and More

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NOAA Fisheries Recognizes Beluga Recovery Heroes

Become a NOAA Citizen Scientist

West Coast

Learning from West Coast Marine Mammal Strandings 

Assessing Noise in Southern California Whale Habitat 

West Coast Salmon Dates Recommended for 2017

Council Votes to Close Pacific Sardine Fishery

Pacific Islands

Trawling Through Time in Leeward Oahu 

Southeast

Final Rule for King Mackerel in Gulf and Atlantic 

Upcoming South Atlantic Council Meetings 

Letter: Port shuns fishing fleet

Gary Marincovich re: Port of Astoria
Open letter to the Astoria Port Commissioners: I am a career professional commercial fisherman. I just purchased my 59th Oregon commercial fishing license. I have lived in this community all my life and paid property taxes, state taxes and licensing fees in this state and community for the last 55 years….

Read more (dailyastorian.com)

FishNews – April 5, 2017 – TurtleCam, Milford Lab Green Rooms, Dusky Shark Rule, MRIP Strategic Plan, and More

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Species Recovery Grants Support TurtleCam Research

Milford’s Green Rooms Grow Microalgae for Shellfish

NOAA Announces Final Rule for Dusky Sharks

Office of Law Enforcement 2016 Annual Report

MRIP Seeks Comments on New Strategic Plan

Meet April’s Monk Seal of the Month

Pacific Islands

Coral Research Expedition to Pacific Remote Islands 

Southeast

Ugly Algae Lurks in Biscayne Bay 

South Atlantic Council Seeks Scientific Advisors