Sea-change in a fishing community

There are so many challenges today to our traditional fishing industries. Tougher regulations, increased fuel costs and expenses and overfishing, climate change are just a few. In Saturday, September 22, 2007, Wall Street Journal, Candace Jackson wrote an article titled Virginia’s Time Machine: An isolated fishing port for 300 years, Tangiers Island now wants to sell it’s history. (subscription required) which covers how a community is trying to adapt to change.

Here’s an interesting video from the Wall Street Journal Online entitled Crab Profits Wane that was linked to the article.

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Peter A. Mello

Husband, father, son. Lifelong mariner, student of leadership, photographer. Professional creative placemaker.

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