Arctic Council at UNFCCC COP-23: The Global Implications of a Rapidly-Changing Arctic

The Arctic Council hosted an event titled, “The Global Implications of a Rapidly-Changing Arctic,” at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany on November 6, 2017.   The UNFCCC is the international environmental platform for negotiations on climate change, and has previously been […]

Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee – “Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation & Management Act: Oversight of Fisheries Management Successes and Challenges”

Most of the witnesses at a Sept. 12 Senate subcommittee hearing called for “more flexibility” in fishery management practices when the Congress reauthorizes the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation & Management Act (MSA). Two witnesses supported the regulatory status quo that they said had made the U.S. highly successful in protecting and sustaining its offshore fisheries resources. […]