The Latest On: Oceans
Paul Achitoff, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: "Frankly, it's just not legal. They're not here to advise the President or anybody else on what the provisions of the monument should be. We want an investigation of senior leadership at West Pac, which has been behind these efforts."
David Henkin, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “Historically, a major obstacle to securing adequate protection for Hawaii’s false killer whales has been the lack of basic scientific information; how many animals are out there, where are they, how many distinct populations.”
Noni Austin, Earthjustice: “Corals around the world are bleaching and dying because of ocean warming and acidification caused by out-of-control greenhouse gas emissions. The plight of these corals—and of the World Heritage sites on which they depend—is growing more dire every year.”