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Boundary Expansion for National Marine Sanctuaries in California Will Help Protect Marine Ecosystems, Foster Healthy Fisheries

In the entire United States, we have 14 special areas of the ocean and the Great Lakes that we’ve deemed necessary to protect. California alone is home to four of these National Marine Sanctuaries, with our stretch of Pacific ocean containing some of the most productive and diverse ecosystems of any coastline in the world….

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Proposed Fisheries Modeling Project Uses NASA Technology – Looks Both Promising and Foreboding for Seafood Industry

Over a span of the last 60 years, advances in technology have remarkably increased the efficiency of the seafood industry. Our fishing boats now have top-notch high-powered engines, GPS, sonar capability, and exceptionally effective fishing gear. This technology has been excellent in some respects and terrible in others. It has allowed us to augment our…

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A Leader in Eco-Friendly Living, San Francisco Restaurants Stand as Models for Providing Sustainable Seafood Options

Over the last several decades San Francisco has been a prominent leader of establishing environmentally friendly lifestyles for urban populations. Our beautiful city has made composting and recycling a standard. We banned plastic bags from our grocery stores and plastic bottles from being sold on city property. We stock our shelves with organic and sustainable…

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“Trash Fish” Are Trending: Consumers Beginning to Recognize Hidden Value of Unappreciated Fish

They are underused, undervalued, unappreciated – and surprisingly tasty. The fish known as “trash fish” can actually make extremely healthy and delicious seafood dishes. These previously unpopular fish choices are gaining momentum in the seafood market as more chefs and consumers are beginning to recognize their precious value on the dinner table. The seafood industry…

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