Saving New England Fisheries

Lessons from the past to create a sustainable future.

The Gulf of Maine was once so rich with Atlantic Cod that the explorer John Smith reported he simply lowered baskets weighted with rocks into the sea and raised them loaded with fish. Much has changed since then. Today, fisheries are in trouble and everything connected to the industry is threatened, too.

Support for Saving New England Fisheries provided by The Butler Foundation


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