National Ocean Council Releases the Nation’s First Ocean Plans

Today, the National Ocean Council released the Nation’s first ocean plans—the Northeast Ocean Plan and the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan. As stated on the White House website, the Plans represent “a historic step toward…healthy ocean ecosystems and a...

State of the Gulf of Maine Report “Watershed Status” Available

The Gulf of Maine watershed has been shaped and affected by a complex mix of natural factors, including climate and geology. Today, these influences are overshadowed by a wide range of anthropogenic factors—including population growth, economic growth, pollution and...

Developing an Online Dashboard of Fisheries Data

Waterview Consulting’s Peter Taylor was in Seattle this week for a meeting of the Measuring the Effects of Catch Shares project team. The MECS project compiles and analyzes data on ecological, economic, social, and governance changes in two U.S. catch share...