Ever wonder what the Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation did with all that old "float" rope? -
Orly Genger, an artist who deploys masses of rope in eye-popping ways, has created an installation of three enclosures with rope walls for Madison Square Park.
Alewives win full passage to St. Croix River watershed without LePage’s signature -
AUGUSTA, Maine — A bill that opens the entire St. Croix watershed to sea-run alewives for the first time in nearly three decades went into law Tuesday without the signature of Gov. Paul LePage. The bill, LD 72, An Act to Open the St. Croix River to River Herring, breezed …
Keeping sharks away from exploitation | The Jakarta Post -
Cut off: A fisherman cuts off a shark fin leaving the rest of the body untouched. People have mixed reactions …
Agreement Would Regulate Fishing in Arctic Waters -
With polar ice melting each year, the governments of five countries with Arctic coastline said an agreement regulating commercial fishing was warranted.
Maine's elver season begins with big hopes -
Maine’s annual season, which runs from late March through the end of May, got under way Friday. Only a few hundred people in the state have elver licenses and are hoping to earn upwards of $2,000 per pound for their catch. Many of the licensees stand to earn a six-figure income for 10 weeks of work.
Washington Post: study find one-third of seafood misidentified -
If you order tuna at a local restaurant, chances are half the time you’ll be getting another, less expensive fish in its place. But those odds are better than if you had wanted snapper. Testers nationwide found that 87 percent of the time, restaurants and grocery stores were selling something else under that label.
As much as one-third of seafood sold in restaurants and groceries is fraudulently labeled,according to a report the advocacy group Oceana released Thursday. The group sampled 674 retail outlets in the District of Columbia and 20 states between 2010 and 2012, often finding cheaper, farmed fish being sold in place of wild-caught ones.
2 Americans, 2 Canadians indicted in plot to smuggle narwhal tusks across the border into Maine