Oceans policy and resources
For nearly two decades, EDF experts have worked hard to combat overfishing and restore the world's fisheries back to health by advocating for an approach to transform the way commercial fisheries are managed: catch shares.
Video: Oceans VP Amanda Leland looks at a proven approach that's helping fish populations rebound and catches increase.
Our work: Building resilient fisheries and restoring oceans to abundance
EDF is working on the ground, domestically and abroad, to ensure that strong fisheries are rebuilt, ones that provides a stable supply of seafood while contributing to healthy and resilient ocean ecosystems. Our strategy:
Latest publications & documents
March 20, 2015
EDF has developed a guide to help EU fishermen, fishery managers and regulators find ways to successfully implement Common Fisheries Policy requirements.
December 2, 2013
Joint letter to President Obama for environmental cooperation between the U.S. and Cuba
August 5, 2013
Observing incidental harbor porpoise bycatch by monitoring