How does NOAA Regulate Seafood to Ensure Sustainability?
Seafood sustainability is a triple bottom line: taking into account the environment, plus the social and economic impacts. Laurel Bryant, with NOAA Fisheries for over 25 years, discusses the main tenants of how fisheries are regulated in the U.S. to ensure there is plenty for years to come. The bottom line? NOAA is monitoring the resource all the time. Fishermen and women are only allowed to catch a certain each year.