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Alaska Senator Introduces New Bill to Strengthen Coastal Workforce, Fisheries, and Infrastructure

2/24/2024 - By Carli Stewart. Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced the Working Waterfront Act, legislation that includes more than a dozen provisions aimed at boosting the workforce, energy and shoreside infrastructure, food security, and economies of coastal communities in Alaska and across the country. The bill will also support efforts to mitigate… SEE MORE
Coho salmon. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

New Funding and Coordinated Action to Help Bring California Salmon Back from the Brink

11/14/2023 - By fisheries.noaa.gov. NOAA and its partners are implementing dozens of projects to benefit endangered Central California Coast coho salmon. The Office of Habitat Conservation’s Restoration Center has awarded an unprecedented $27.8 million to its partners through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act to bring Central California Coast coho salmon back to California rivers. NOAA… SEE MORE
Fishing red king crab | Kirkenes, Norway | Morten F | Flickr

Fishermen facing climate change: crab crashes and wind power threats

2/21/2023 - By nationalfisherman.com Five thousand miles apart on their own oceans, New England trawlers and Alaska crabbers say they are up against twin threats from climate change: warming waters changing the marine environment, and hasty, risk-filled decisions in response from U.S. policy makers. [caption id="attachment_44790" align="alignnone" width="591"] Fishing red king crab… SEE MORE