Resources

Environmental and Conservation Links:

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San Francisco Bay Keeper
This has been San Francisco Bay's pollution watchdog since 1989 and an excellent resource
for up-to-date scoops on Bay issues, from wetland protection to runoff statistics.

 Monterey Fish Market Resources: The Bay Institute

Aquarium of The Bay / The Bay Institute
Aquarium of The Bay / The Bay Institute is the leader in protecting, restoring and inspiring conservation of the San Francisco Bay and its watershed -- from the Sierras to the sea.

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The Safina Center
The Safina Center Seafood Health shares reliable information that enlightens personal choices, instills hope, and helps restore living abundance in the ocean.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - California Trout

California Trout
This is a gorgeous website and fabulous resource on all issues California native trout.
 

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Earth Justice

Earth Justice
The earth does need a good lawyer, and this site is a pulse point on legal issues and cases involving the environment, including fisheries.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Defense Fund
The EDF partners with business, government and communities to find practical environmental solutions with a firm base in scientific study and fact.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - US Environmental Protection Agency

US Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA website offers us all tools to connect and make a difference in our homes, schools, workplaces and communities. See how our personal and collective clean air choices impact the environment.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - US EPA Trash-Free Waters

US EPA Trash-Free Waters
This expansive section of the EPA website describes the impacts of our plastic consumer trash in the world's oceans, and what we can each do, collectively and individually, to help.
Special Thanks to David who attends a middle school outside of Denver for sharing this inspirational link and making a difference, and to his teacher for encouraging and enlightening every day into our future.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - The Greater Farallones Association

The Greater Farallones Association
Established in 1995, FMSA is the nonprofit partner that supports and assists the Farallones Marine Sanctuary in outreach and stewardship. The Home Page Video not to be missed.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy
Here's a great site for seeing the impact of groundswell environmental efforts backed by sound scientific research and fundraising resulting in success stories.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium
This is a link to the world-class aquarium, Seafood Watch Program, the aquarium resources, and a huge collection of seafood recipes by talented chefs.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - The Natural Resources Defense Council

The Natural Resources Defense Council
The Natural Resources Defense Council works to protect wildlife and wild places, and to ensure a healthy environment for all life on earth. Find links on issues and healthy living.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Oceana

Oceana
Oceana is an oceans-advocacy non-profit organization which focuses on water/beach quality, fisheries and fish habitat, as well as marine sanctuaries.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - The Pacific Institute

The Pacific Institute
The Pacific Institute is a nonpartisan research institute that works to advance environmental protection, economic development, and social equity. Got Science.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Restore the Delta

Restore the Delta
Restore the Delta seeks the reduction of water exports to restore and sustain the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta's ecosystem, and to improve water quality.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Save Our Wild Salmon

Save Our Wild Salmon
Working collectively to restore populations of wild salmon and steelhead to rivers, streams and oceans of the Pacific Salmon states, SOWS lays out the challenges, and the job ahead.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Save The Bay

Save The Bay
STB's been cleaning up and Saving the San Francisco Bay since 1961 through wetlands restoration, and action with results. Click here to learn, explore, connect and see the upcoming events.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - SeaWeb

SeaWeb
SeaWeb is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to strategically communicating about ocean issues, and serves as an objective and credible source of information.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Slow Food Russian River

Slow Food Russian River
Slow Food Russian River passionately supports the cause of sustainable fisheries.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Wild Aid

Wild Aid
Wild Aid creates public awareness campaigns, like that on Shark Fins, from grass-roots to government level, and produces projects encouraging conservation participation.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - World Wildlife Fund

World Wildlife Fund
WWF combines global reach with a foundation in science, involving action at every level for innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.

Government and Fisheries Management Links:

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - FDA Food and Drug Administration

Bad Bug Book
Welcome to the Food and Drug Administration's Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Handbook. When you want all the facts, this is where to go.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - California Ocean Protection Council

California Ocean Protection Council
The mission of the California Ocean Protection Council is to ensure that California maintains healthy, resilient, and productive coastal ecosystems.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Fish Watch

Fish Watch NOAA
Fish Watch can help you make informed decisions about the seafood you eat by providing the most accurate and up-to-date information on seafood available in the U.S.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - FDA HACCP Food Safety

HACCP: State of The Art on Food Safety
Preventive control systems with documentation and verification are the most effective approach available for producing safe food. Health Inspections are Vital to Public Health.
(Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point)

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Explore tools and resources on climate data, fisheries regulations, data reporting, satellite imagery, restoration projects and more.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance

Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance
Started in 1991 by the local fishing fleet, this is the leading community fisheries organization in New England, breaking ground on stewardship & catch share issues. This site has links to their beautiful videos of fishing.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Golden Gate Salmon Association

Golden Gate Salmon Association
GGSA is made up of fishermen and environmentalists working together on behalf of the Central Valley salmon for its long-term sustainability. Salmon recovery is their passion.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen

Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen
PCFFA, the largest, most politically active trade association of commercial fishermen on the west coast, assures the rights of fishermen for the survival of fishing as a livelihood.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Marine Stewardship Council

Marine Stewardship Council
This is a link to the MSC's seafood watch program; fishery certification and seafood
eco-labeling that recognizes and rewards sustainable fishing.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - National Fisheries Institute

National Fisheries Institute
This is a trade-associated site that is a resource for science based research, especially regarding health and nutrition.

Educational Resources:

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - National Geographic Society

National Geographic Society
Fostering Education for Us All, this site offers teaching resources such as activities and lessons, as well as the stunning maps, photos, libraries and archives of extensive research. This link will take you to exploration of Fisheries, then you can take it from there. Caveat: adjust your posture and give yourself plenty of time with this site.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - CUESA

CUESA
The Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture is the A-Z site for learning about what sustainable food is, from the farms to farmers’ markets to the kitchen. The San Francisco Ferry Plaza and Jack London Square Farmers’ Markets are operated by CUESA.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Dr. Nicholas Ralston - Selenium and Mercury Video

Dr. Nicholas Ralston - Selenium and Mercury Video
This is a link to a youtube video interview of Dr. Nicholas Ralston on Selenium that took place at the International Seafood and Health Conference.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Dr. Ray Hilborn

Ray Hilborn
Ray Hilborn is a professor of Aquatic and Fisheries Science at the University of Washington. This is a youtube link to his address at the 2011 Seafood Summit.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Dr. Milton Love

Dr. Milton Love
The Love Lab is Dedicated to Good Science & Self Aggrandizement and is an extensive source of information of all things Rockfish, to say the least. Sea Life Tatoos anyone?

Videos of Note That We Highly Recommend:

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - National Public Radio

Would You Eat Dogfish? Dog fishing on Cape Cod
Scroll down the page of this interesting article for a video that takes us out into the waters off of Chatham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts with Captain Tuttle of the Cape Cod Fishermen's Alliance as he demonstrates longline fishing for Spiny Dogfish, or Cape Shark, from this Marine Stewardship Council-certified fishery.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - PBS News Hour

Can this project clean up millions of tons of plastic?
PBS News Hour explores the brilliance and challenges of a potential method for removing some of the millions of tons of plastic garbage presently floating in our oceans and damaging vast ecosystems and wildlife. Can this be a component in eventually stabilizing the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? Watch this 8 minute segment.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - PBS Nature

Salmon: Running the Gauntlet - a full 50 minute program
This fine film produced by PBS investigates the collapsing Pacific salmon populations and how biologists and engineers have become instruments in experiments to replicate stages of the fish's life cycle. Various efforts of legislators, biologists, engineers, conservationists, fishermen, consumers and citizens can and will restore salmon numbers.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Red Gold - A 4 minute trailer of the film

Red Gold - A 4 minute trailer of the film
This is a link to a trailer for the film Red Gold, about the salmon fishery of Bristol Bay, Alaska where there are plans to develop the world's largest open pit mine, ongoing in 2018. The trailer alone is stunning and edifying, and we don't think you'll be sorry you watched.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Laughing Eel Productions

A Forest Tale
Fly through a California coast kelp forest in this informative, mesmerizing video by diver Mike Boom of Laughing Eel Productions that illustrates the challenges and resilience of our familiar local ecosystem.

 Monterey Fish Market Resource Links - Saving The Bay

Saving The Bay - Five 5-minute episode encapsulation trailers
Saving the Bay is the Award-Winning Documentary exploring the history of the waters of San Francisco Bay and the larger northern California watershed. It becomes the story of how the Bay was saved by a citizen movement spearheaded by three women of the East Bay Hills. We ordinary citizens can have an impact. If you missed this series on PBS, here is a taste of the four-part series, and access to purchase or schedule a view of the films.