A San Francisco restaurant has become the first restaurant to refuse to sell swordfish caught with California driftnets after investigative footage revealed the impacts of this fishery on marine mammals and sharks.
Sens. Feinstein, Harris and Capito Introduce Federal Legislation to Ban “Driftnets” in Commercial Fishing Industry
Bipartisan legislation proposed on the heels of undercover investigation of controversial fishing practice
(California, April 26) – Just two weeks after a coalition of animal protection and ocean conservation organizations released undercover video footage documenting the cruelty of the California driftnet fishery for swordfish, U.S. senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) introduced legislation to phase out this fishery by 2020.
TITLE: Environmental Scientist Associate TYPE: Full-time (One-year appointment with possibility of renewal) Location: Olema, CA The Environmental Scientist Associate assists the Watershed Conservation Director with large and small scale habitat…