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We must act now to secure the Gulf’s future

Manley Fuller, FWF President: Now is the time for visionary plans. The BP settlement is the largest opportunity for funding restoration the nation has ever seen. It’s imperative that these funds are spent in the smartest ways possible, and to do so, Florida needs a road map for restoration.

August 2015

BP Oil Spill/RESTORE Act Public Meeting August 26

The Gulf Consortium announces a public meeting, to which all persons are invited.

August 2015

Wild Oceans Paper Says Predator/Prey Relations Important in Fishery Management

New Paper Outlines a More Natural Way to Fish in Wild Oceans - See more at: http://www.thefishingwire.com/story/354763#sthash.BV2YSklt.dpuf

August 2015

Holding arrogant lawmakers responsible for failing to deliver on Amendment 1

The group that successfully pushed the constitutional amendment mandating land conservation is restructuring itself into a political action group that can work on individual elections, and we hope it is successful in holding lawmakers accountable for their betrayal of Florida voters.

August 2015

NOAA: July hottest month on record, and 2015 could be hottest year

July saw the highest average temperatures since record-keeping began -- globally.

August 2015

Why forage fish are important: Sardine population collapses, prompting ban on commercial fishing

In the last few years, there has been increasing recognition of the importance of forage fish and interest in ensuring that the forage base is managed and protected.

August 2015

Gulf of Mexico FMC Meeting Update

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council met in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 10 - 13, 2015, to discuss a number of fishery issues, including red snapper reallocation, regional management for recreational red snapper, management plans for charter vessels and headboats, and the shrimp permit moratorium.

August 2015

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