Forage fish are delicious to just about everything bigger than themselves. But they are being overfished to feed land-based creatures, bringing Earthjustice into the fight to keep the ocean well-stocked for salmon, whales, seals and more.
A number of environmental stressors are battering an ecosystem that was once thought to be unsinkable—the ocean.
Earthjustice attorneys across eleven offices are using the law to protect the deep seas from the Atlantic to the Pacific and everywhere in between.
Despite its remarkable rebound, the Cabo Pulmo reef in the Gulf of California and other coral reefs worldwide—and the marine food web as a whole—face deep peril.
As carbon pollution increases, oceans absorb the carbon, creating acidic waters that are hostile to species that build shells or skeletons of calcium carbonate.» Related Feature
Oceans provide invaluable resources by feeding the world, creating happiness and absorbing the world's carbon pollution.