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The Latest On: Oceans

March 24, 2015 | Blog Post

Testifying to Stop the Salish Sea Pipeline

The proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion threatens the way of life on the Salish Sea, and this First Nations testimony exemplifies why it should be stopped.

March 18, 2015 | Blog Post

Shell’s Battle for Seattle

Conservation groups are challenging the Port of Seattle’s decision to make the city a home base for Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet without first telling the public or evaluating the environmental risks.

March 16, 2015 | Blog Post

Captive Orca Swims Closer to Freedom

The federal government will finally put a captive orca named Lolita on the endangered species list, a move that may open doors to her eventual return home to the Puget Sound in Washington state.

February 24, 2015 | Blog Post

Pushing Our Oceans to the Precipice of Extinction

A new study published last month in Science finds that damage caused to marine ecosystems from overharvesting, oil drilling and climate change is a major threat to ocean vitality.

February 21, 2015 | Feature

Because Oceans Need Good Lawyers Too

Our oceans are in crisis. Overfishing, pollution, and habitat fragmentation are wearing down the health of ocean ecosystems. In a teleconference, attorneys Steve Mashuda and David Henkin discuss how Earthjustice is fighting to protect and build the resilience of our ocean ecosystems.

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