March 13, 2013
In the 1990s, some U.S. fish stocks faced collapse. Federal requirements to prevent overfishing have brought a reversal and health to 27 of 44 once-depleted stocks. Is it time to relax the rules?
Nearly two-thirds of once depleted U.S. fish stocks, including monkfish and sea scallops, are now thriving or bouncing back, a report today says.