The pandemic and climate change are creating extreme hardship among small-scale fishermen. A new order boosting offshore aquaculture and relaxing fishery regulations is adding to existing U.S. wild fisheries’ woes.
June 25, 2020
A national group of independent fishermen set aside the day to make sure they and their colleagues had access to the programs designed to keep small businesses afloat during the pandemic.
April 24, 2020
The Fishing Communities Coalition (FCC) — representing more than 1,000 small-boat, independent fishermen and business owners from Maine to Alaska — is coordinating efforts to ensure fishermen throughout the country have the resources they need to access federal relief funding in the wake of the COVID-19 global health pandemic.
April 24, 2020
With restaurants and international markets disappearing, it's sink or swim for the nation's fishermen.
April 14, 2020
The pandemic and the loss of revenue from lackluster tourism dealt a one-two blow to the Gulf region.
April 10, 2020
With restaurants closed, commercial fishers like Sean Heverin, from Leesville, are struggling to sell their catch.
April 9, 2020
During Lent, sales of shrimp can double or even triple, but the closure of restaurants has frozen sales - literally.
March 28, 2020
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