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The Bottom Line: Big Turnout for Little Menhaden

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) has seen a lot in its 70-year history but nothing quite like this. More than 128,000 people flooded the commission’s inboxes with postcards and emails last month, a new record for public comment. Scientists, small business owners, nature lovers, and anglers sent letters and spoke out at public…

Arctic Alaska’s Conservation Conundrum

In the wake of Alaska’s pre-approval for aerial hunting of grizzly bears, muskoxen expert Dr. Joel Berger looks at the broader conservation issue of how we sustain biological diversity in a given landscape and when – if at all – humans should intervene.