fishing industry

Illegal catches hurt fishermen and fish populations

Jun 13, 2014
As much as a third of wild-caught fish imported by the U.S. is caught illegally
Posted In: fish, fishing industry, imports

Dog eats whale: Japanese company pulls whale-based dog treats

May 29, 2013
An Japanese company enrages conservationists for selling dog treats made from the meat of endangered fin whales.
Posted In: whale, fishing industry, dogs

U.S. fisheries floating on 17-year high

Sep 20, 2012
The U.S. seafood catch hit a 17-year high last year. All regions of the country are showing increases. That's according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which has just come out with its annual report.
Posted In: fish, fishing industry

How Americans came to love the lowly tuna

Aug 30, 2012
Author Andrew F. Smith explores how Americans became canned tuna's biggest fans.
Posted In: tuna, fishing industry, lunch staple

Gulf oyster producers prepare for Isaac

Aug 27, 2012
Tropical Storm Isaac is poised to make landfall on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. As it churns in the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans business owners and residents are preparing for yet another potential disaster.
Posted In: hurricane, shellfish, fishing industry, Isaac, New Orleans