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North American Fishing Policies/Laws

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North American Fishing Policies/Laws

North American Fishing Policies/Laws

North American Fishing Policies/Laws

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Andy Rosenberg Deputy Director, National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. Commissioner to the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization U.S. Commissioner to the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization Dennis Nixon Professor of Marine Affairs at University of Rhode Island Fisheries Attorney Author, Marine and Coastal Law [Praeger Press, 1994] Vito Calomo Third Generation Sea Captain As summer winds down and people make their last pilgrimages to the shore, there are people who remain year-round. Generations of men have earned their living from the sea, but excess fishing threatens to drastically alter their lives. Over fishing has depleted hundreds of fish stocks while some species are near extinction. The U.S. government has placed tight restrictions on North American fishing, but some fishermen and their families feel they're being over regulated.

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