Low Lobster Prices Stir International Tension

Lobster

Lobsters do not respect the lines on maps that define the Canada-United States border. They traverse the seabed contentedly munching on herring from New England to Newfoundland.

For the lobstermen up top, the international boundary is very real and respected. But there has been more cross-border tension as both sides struggle to find ways to earn more in an era of record harvests that are lowering the prices they get.

Read more about the tensions between U.S. and Canadian lobster harvesters.