Meet Jason Jarvis, commercials fisherman from Westerly, Rhode Island and our new board president. Jason writes about his life as a community-based fisherman, how the current system undermines small- and mid-scale fisheries, and how the COVID-19 virus has amplified these short-comings.
A crowd of more than 250 people showed up at the hearing, and most were fiercely opposed to the project. People raised concerns about the possible environmental, public health, and economic impacts of the proposed offshore fish farm. Check out our latest newsletter for more details on this action, the status of the Codfather's assets, and more.
At NAMA, we’re defending the health of the ocean by fighting against corporate takeover. We’ve seen far too many environmental disasters caused by large corporations that place profits over our planet.
Plaquemines Parish, LA has one of the largest small-scale fishing fleets in the country, with primary catches coming from shrimp, crab, and oysters. It’s also one of the largest crude oil producing areas in the country.