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The Latest On: Oceans

July 11, 2014 | Blog Post

Oceans Law Reauthorization Process Begins

Congress is currently beginning the process of updating the most important oceans law in the United States, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), originally enacted in 1976

July 9, 2014 | Photos

False Killer Whales: Wounded by Longline Fishing

The false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) of Hawaiʻi are in trouble. When the Hawaiʻi-based longline fleet catches yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi, and other target species on its hooks, false killer whales are attracted to this all-you-can-eat buffet and are often wounded or killed by the gear.

July 7, 2014 | Blog Post

UPDATE: Coral and Parrotfish – A Love Story

Since the May 14 release of the Earthjustice video titled Coral and Parrotfish – A Love Story, more than 90,000 people have learned about how parrotfish can be essential players in coral preservation.

May 14, 2014 | Video

Coral and Parrotfish: A Love Story

Go diving, in a video with attorney Andrea Treece as she explores the role parrotfish play in protecting the Caribbean coral reef ecosystem.

May 13, 2014 | Blog Post

How a Biology Geek became an Ocean Lawyer

As a kid, the ocean gave me a sense of awe and belonging. I loved the other-worldly creatures of the sea and all the unexpected ways they interact with one another. I still love to be outside, in the water, exploring and observing the natural world. So why, in the name of all that is good and sensible, did I become a lawyer?


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