National Coalition for Marine Conservation
Tallahassee, FL, USA
Fish conservation, Sustainable fishing, Advocacy
The United States' oldest public advocacy group dedicated exclusively to conserving ocean fish and their environment. The NCMC's mission is to build awareness of the threats to USA marine fisheries and convince policy-makers to restore and protect publicly owned fishery resources. Its efforts focus on stopping overfishing, reducing by kill caused by indiscriminate fishing gear, and stemming the loss of critical marine habitat.