Are NOAA Administrators and President Obama giving up on a century of research?

By Ben Kornegay and Patrick Cooney Who warns you about approaching dangerous weather and hurricanes, produces incredible maps and charts of the seas and skies, conducts research for sustainable use and protection of ocean and coastal resources, and is responsible for improving stewardship of the environment? We will tell you who: Scientists with the National…

Captain America Sells Vote For Fracking

By Patrick Cooney   CAPTAIN AMERICA SELLS VOTE TO ALLOW FRACKING IN NORTH CAROLINA As a “follow up” to Fracking Harms Fish, this article discusses the politics surrounding fracking in North Carolina.  As such, this is not one of our normal weekly fisheries related posts with The Fisheries Blog.  Please feel free to leave constructive comments…