Tag: Sustainable

Maine lobster fishery achieves ‘sustainable’ status

BOSTON, Mass. — The Marine Stewardship Council has certified the Maine lobster fishery as sustainable, Gov. LePage announced at the Boston Seafood Show on Sunday. “This not only helps other Maine fisheries, it helps the state. We are the lobster … Continue reading

Is “green” certification an answer?

Maine’s lobster industry, facing a “Perfect Storm” of economic and regulatory challenges, is partway through the process of achieving certification as a sustainable fishery, led by an enthusiastic group of processors and harvesters. Not everyone in the lobstering business is … Continue reading

Lobstermen Optimistic on Sustainability

ROCKLAND, Maine — Three public meetings this week in Ellsworth, Rockland and Portland on sustainable lobster fishing practices and market certification produced the support organizers had wanted. “We had a lot of good ideas and very positive support,” said John … Continue reading