Posts Tagged ‘ over fishing ’

Fishing ban alone won’t restore lobsters Stamford Advocate editorial

Jul 30th, 2012 | By

Anxious to stop the downward spiral of the lobster population in Long Island Sound, the government next fall will institute a 12-week ban on lobster fishing from Connecticut to southern Massachusetts. It’s a more aggressive strategy than minimum-size restrictions that have had no success. But if the waters of Long Island Sound are becoming uninhabitable

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Northeast has good, bad news on overfishing

May 17th, 2012 | By

A new report on the status of U.S. fisheries contains some good news for New England fishermen and others with an interest in the health of fish stocks in and around Long Island Sound. But the good news shares a net with a host of challenges. For more on this story, visit: Northeast has good,

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