Tagged: fishing


Could the Lionfish and Sargassum Seaweed Invasions Be Linked?

Scientists have been researching how hurricanes contribute to the spread of invasive marine species including the lionfish. Now local fisherman and community activist Captain John Howes, believes the Caribbean-wide lionfish invasion coincides with the...


Is the Marine Spatial Plan a Lose-Lose for Montserrat?

In 2015, the Government of Montserrat committed to “a science-driven and community-led marine spatial planning process to foster the sustainable, profitable, and enjoyable use of ocean resources for present and future generations.” Now in...


Local Fishers Can Now Be Tracked at Sea

The Government of Montserrat on Wednesday launched a new project which is aimed at helping to secure local fishers while at sea and also collect ocean resource data. The Government in collaboration with the...