Tag Archives: Wilbert McLeod Chapman

Nick Bez and his clear conscience

“The tuna business is largely concentrated in Southern California. That industry, which always shows surface indications of bursting apart violently from internecine squabble, is capable of uniting almost instantly to give the most ruthless competition, in either the production, processing, … Continue reading

Posted in Albacore tuna, American Tuna Association, Environmental History, Fishing, History of Science, History of Technology, Maritime History, Nick Bez, Ocean fishing, Pacific Explorer, Pacific Fishing History Project | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The power of fishy old ideas

Never underestimate the appeal of a simple idea. The New York Times reports this week on an unusual alliance between small boat fishermen and environmentalists, joining forces against the larger boats that catch approximately 98 percent of the 100,000 tons … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental History, Fisheries policy, Fishing, History of Science, Marine Policy, Ocean fishing, Pacific Fishing History Project, Rosefish, Sebastes rockfish | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment