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Oceans: Building Resilient Ecosystems

The Latest On: Oceans: Building Resilient Ecosystems

February 24, 2015 | Blog Post

Pushing Our Oceans to the Precipice of Extinction

A new study published last month in Science finds that damage caused to marine ecosystems from overharvesting, oil drilling and climate change is a major threat to ocean vitality.

February 21, 2015 | Feature

Because Oceans Need Lawyers Too

Our oceans are in crisis. Overfishing, pollution, and habitat fragmentation are wearing down the health of ocean ecosystems. In a teleconference, attorneys Steve Mashuda and David Henkin discuss how Earthjustice is fighting to protect and build the resilience of our ocean ecosystems.

November 24, 2014 | Blog Post

Protecting Marine Eardrums

Navy training is essential to national security, but there's a way to minimize the harm that it inflicts on marine mammals.

November 20, 2014 | Case

Saving the Bigeye Tuna

Conservation groups have sued the National Marine Fisheries Service over a new rule allowing the Hawai‘i-based longline fleet to fish beyond limits set by international agreements meant to protect bigeye tuna and other imperiled marine species.

November 10, 2014 | Case

Protecting Walruses from Arctic Drilling

A coalition of conservation organizations is challenging a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule that permits oil companies to harm Pacific walruses during Arctic Ocean oil drilling.

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