News Summary September 18, 2019
Today’s Main Story: Right Whale Deaths Prompt Call for Canadian Snow Crab Import Ban in U.S.
American environmental groups are urging the United States to ban Canadian snow crab imports when a new U.S. marine mammal protection act is introduced in 2022. The act will ban seafood imports from countries without fishing restrictions comparable to marine mammal protections in place for United States fisheries. This comes after twenty right whales have been found dead in Atlantic Canada over the last three years from multiple causes, including snow crab gear entanglement and ship strikes...
To Read Full Story Login Below.