Author: Amanda Cousart

American Shad are Running out of Luck

Every spring growing up in Pennsylvania, my grandmother-any many other people of Pennsylvania Dutch descent-would make us Shad and Dandelion. If you haven’t had this delicacy (served over boiled potatoes with generous amounts of...

A Major Breakthrough for Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are habitats that are equally important to fish and people. Reefs support more fish species per unit area than any other marine environment. There are more than 4,000 known species of reef...

The Atlantic Ocean’s First Marine Monument

  On September 15th, 2016, President Obama proclaimed the creation of the first marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean: Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. Located approximately 130 miles southeast of Cape Cod,...

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