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The Latest On: Oceans

September 28, 2015 | Feature

Frozen Treasure: Defending the Arctic

The Arctic is a thriving, diverse landscape filled with life. There is currently no offshore oil and gas development in America’s Arctic Ocean. And for the sake of our warming world and irreplaceable species, there should never be.

October 5, 2015 | Letter

Catch Caps for River Herring and Shad in FY2016-2018

Letter to Regional Administrator John Bullard, NMFS, Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office, on behalf of Earthjustice's clients in Flaherty v. Bryson, urging him to reject the New England Council’s recommendation for the river herring and shad (RH/S) catch caps in the proposed 2016-2018 Atlantic herring specifications.

September 22, 2015 | Feature

Ocean Optimism Lex

Yes, our oceans are in trouble, threatened by overfishing and pollution and climate change – but there are inspirational success stories from around the world that give us hope that local actions and dedicated individuals, supported by credible legal regimes, can turn the tide and bring our oceans back to health.

September 14, 2015 | Legal Document

Court Document: Navy Agrees to Limit Underwater Assaults on Whales and Dolphins

A federal court entered an order settling two cases challenging the U.S. Navy’s training and testing activities off the coasts of Southern California and Hawai‘i, securing long-sought protections for whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals by limiting Navy activities in vital habitat.

September 14, 2015 | Blog Post

A Monumental Opportunity for Ocean Protection

Members of the public are urging President Obama to protect New England’s Caches Ledge and “Grand Canyons” and seamounts by declaring them a National Marine Monument.


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