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Fisheries Bill Gives Bigger Role to Science--But No Money

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Science  22 Dec 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5807, pp. 1857
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5807.1857

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New rules governing the U.S. fishing industry offer scientists much greater power to keep marine populations from collapsing. But advocates for marine conservation worry that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration may not have enough money to implement many of the provisions in the revised law. (Read more.)