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The Uncertain Future of Lobstering in Maine

In parts of coastal Maine, lobstering is the industry. Entire communities depend on it, from... (more)

Samantha Maxwell
January 3, 2024
Stopping Aquaculture Rope Pollution at the Source

When John Shaw took over as executive director of the Westport Maritime Museum in 2014,... (more)

Lena Beck
October 24, 2023
What Will Stop Troublemaking Sea Squirts Along North America’s Atlantic Coast?

When poked, tunicates will squirt water. Hence, their nickname: sea squirts. But as cute as... (more)

Jennifer Cole
October 17, 2023
Harvesting Shellfish? Get the App

Jeff Harrison has been a waterman for just shy of five decades. Based in Maryland,... (more)

Lena Beck
September 28, 2023
The Kelp Business is Booming. How Big is Too Big?

Cruising by on a boat, it’s easy to miss Jake Patryn’s farm, which looks like... (more)

Emma Loewe, Grist
August 15, 2023
Meet the Women Making Waves in Maine’s Tough Lobster Industry

To become a lobster boat captain on the rugged coast of Maine, you will need... (more)

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
July 26, 2023
Tinned Fish is Trending. But Can You Trust the Label?

Tinned fish is hot.  The colorful packages are trending on Tik Tok and Instagram, (#tinfish... (more)

Natalie Jesionka
July 25, 2023
California’s Salmon Are Teetering on the Brink

Arron Hockaday Sr. remembers fishing for salmon with his father in the late 1970s. Back... (more)

Rose Garrett
July 12, 2023
Meet the Photographer Turned Seafood Restaurateur Dedicated to Conservation

Photographer Andrea Tese was always looking for a hook to promote ocean conservancy. Growing up... (more)

Michelle Colman
June 2, 2023
The Ebbing Tide of Dulse

It’s low tide and the dories are heading out to sea from New Brunswick’s Grand... (more)

Jennifer Cole
April 17, 2023
The Color of Farmed Salmon Comes from Adding an Antioxidant to Their...

A barrage of messages from social media influencers, along with other online blogs and articles,... (more)

Stefanie Colombo, The Conversation
March 22, 2023