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August 13, 2014 | Blog Post

A Rejuvenating Display of Ocean Abundance

In the fight to protect the health of our planet and of our communities, we all need sweet moments of inspiration to refuel and rejuvenate us. I’ve just had one in Monterey Bay, California.

July 28, 2014 | Blog Post

Obama Opens Door to More Dirty Drilling in Atlantic

On July 18, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management gave its stamp of approval to a framework for oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic Ocean, on an area of land stretching from Florida to the Delaware Bay.

July 11, 2014 | Blog Post

Oceans Law Reauthorization Process Begins

Congress is currently beginning the process of updating the most important oceans law in the United States, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), originally enacted in 1976

July 9, 2014 | Photos

False Killer Whales: Wounded by Longline Fishing

The false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) of Hawaiʻi are in trouble. When the Hawaiʻi-based longline fleet catches yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi, and other target species on its hooks, false killer whales are attracted to this all-you-can-eat buffet and are often wounded or killed by the gear.

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