Ask Oceana’s Dr. Pauly: What is Sustainability?

November 26, 2021 DANIEL PAULY, Oceana

Nowadays, everything is supposed to be or become “sustainable,” and sustainability is viewed as inherently good. Indeed, the term sustainable has become so widely used that it has gradually lost most of its original meaning.

Oceana Sues National Marine Fisheries Service for Failure to Adequately Monitor Catch Limits

July 22, 2021 Oceana

Oceana filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for its failure to require adequate observer coverage for the New England groundfish fishery for cod, haddock and flounder.

Oceana Launches National Business Coalition for the Oceans

June 9, 2021 Oceana

The National Business Coalition for the Oceans builds on the success of regional alliances along the Atlantic, Pacific, and Eastern Gulf in the fight to stop the expansion of dirty and dangerous offshore drilling, and will engage in other important issues like stopping plastic pollution, protecting endangered species, promoting responsible fishing, stopping illegal fishing, and expanding transparency.

Oceana: Cod Quota a Recipe for Disaster for the Future of Canada’s Most Iconic Fish

June 2, 2021 Oceana Canada

For three decades, Atlantic cod has been deep in the critical zone. The population is not growing, and individuals are in poor condition – smaller and skinnier. Yet, on Friday, May 28, 2021, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced that the quota for this year has been increased from 12,350 to 12,999 tonnes.

Oceana Calls for U.S. Action to End Illegal Fishing & Seafood Fraud

March 5, 2021 Oceana

Oceana published a report making the case for expanding transparency and traceability to end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud.