fishermen

Barta: President Trump Should Stop the Obama Attack on New England Fisherman

In the waning days of his administration, Barack Obama decided to seriously cripple the American fishing industry. By executive order, the former president designated a vast underwater expanse off the coast of New England as the nation’s first aquatic national monument. This decision, driven by evidence-free environmental concerns, effectively banned all commercial fishing in the area.

HOLD FOR RELEASE- RELEASE DATE TBD - In this April 23, 2016 photo David Goethel flips a cod while sorting ground fish caught off the coast of New Hampshire. To Goethel, cod represents his identity, his ticket to middle class life, and his link to one the country’s most historic …

Taiwan Is Latest Nation to Arrest Chinese Fishermen in South China Sea

The nations in the community of the South China Sea have begun to take growing action against China’s intrusions into their waters. The latest country to arrest Chinese fishermen present illegally in their territory is Taiwan, which has announced the arrest of 41 fishermen in possession of illegal turtles and coral in their territorial waters.

AT SEA : This handout photo taken on January 6, 2016 and released on January 25, 2016 by the Taiwan Coast Guard shows Taiwan's coastguard (R) using a water cannon to spray a Vietnamese fishing boat, some 2.5 nautical miles (around 4,600 metres) off Taiping Island, an Taiwan-administered islet in …