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June 15, 2015 | Blog Post

Global Hunger for Coal Endangers the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef needs no introduction. Containing some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, the reef stretches almost 1,500 miles along the coast of northeastern Australia. It’s one of the world’s richest and most complex ecosystems, home to thousands of species of plants and animals, including turtles, whales, dolphins and the iconic dugong.

June 15, 2015 | Report

Selling Our Health Down The River

Report highlighting the public health benefits of stronger wastewater pollution controls for power plants, especially coal plants, to protect communities downstream.

June 15, 2015

Amanda Sharp

Amanda Sharp is the Litigation Operations Manager at Headquarters in San Francisco, CA.

June 12, 2015 | Blog Post

Council Creates a Coastal Safe Haven for Atlantic Deep-Sea Corals

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council voted this week to create the largest protected area on the East Coast of the U.S.—a 38,000-square-mile expanse that runs along the coast from Virginia to New York. Here, the ocean floor is riddled with canyons that burrow thousands of feet into the Earth’s crust, providing shelter for fragile coral ecosystems.

June 12, 2015 | Blog Post

To Save the Whales, You Must First Save the Sardines

Menhaden are one of the most important fish you've probably never heard of. They are a keystone species, a vital link in the ocean's food chain.

Four years ago, they were in serious trouble. Overfishing and pollution in the Atlantic Ocean had caused the menhaden population to collapse to its lowest level in 40 years, an alarming fact that reverberated across the entire food chain.

June 12, 2015 | Job Post

Litigation Assistant, Oceans

 

 

Earthjustice’s Oceans Program is seeking a full-time Litigation Assistant to provide both substantive and administrative support to our legal staff.  The position can be located in either Washington, DC or San Francisco, CA.

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