Oceans publications and documents

  • Pathways for Climate-Ready Fisheries

    Type: Report

    Date: December 2, 2019

    Fisheries are critically important for nutrition, food security and livelihoods of people around the world. With climate change expected to alter fisheries worldwide, building climate-resilient fisheries is key—read about five pathways governments and stakeholders can take so fisheries can thrive and continue to provide needed resources.

  • Smart Boats and Networked Fisheries

    Type: Report

    Date: March 5, 2019

    New technologies cannot themselves fix the fisheries crisis that we face. But they do open an unprecedented window of opportunity to dramatically broaden access to the fishery management approaches that have been proven to work.

  • Fact Sheet on H.R. 200

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: July 11, 2018

    Fact sheet on H.R. 200 

  • More fish, food and prosperity [PDF]

    Type: Report

    Date: April 1, 2018

    Hundreds of millions of people—10 percent of the world’s population—are at risk of malnutrition because of overfishing.

  • EDF letter to NOAA regarding resolution of civil violations in Carlos Rafael case

  • Letter from environmental groups opposing S. 1520

    Type: Letter

    Date: February 26, 2018

    Letter from Environmental Defense Fund, Earthjustice, National Audubon Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, Ocean Conservancy and Oceana expressing opposition to S. 1520 which is being considered by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. 

  • Financing fisheries reform

    Type: Report

    Date: January 17, 2018

    Blended capital approaches in support of sustainable wild-capture fisheries

  • Climate-related impacts on the range and distribution of commercial fish stocks are likely to intensify in coming decades and will increasingly challenge existing institutions and governance arrangements that are in place to manage associate fisheries.

  • Climate change is a present and growing threat, creating significant shifts in the rage, distribution, and productivity of key commercial species.

  • NGO letter to Chairman Bishop 12/12/2017

    Type: Letter

    Date: December 12, 2017

    Letter to consider legislation to amend and reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA) in a bipartisan manner.