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Oceans: Building Resilient Ecosystems

The Latest On: Oceans: Building Resilient Ecosystems

August 6, 2015 | Blog Post

Earth’s Oceans Are (Not) for the Birds

The world has lost 70 percent of its seabirds in the past 60 years, but as we mourn their loss, we must also come together to preserve the natural beauty that remains.

April 15, 2015 | Blog Post

Whales Blow Hole in Sonar Plan

A judge tells the Navy that it doesn’t need access to every square inch of the ocean to conduct training exercises. There is a better way to protect both our country and our wildlife.

March 16, 2015 | Blog Post

Captive Orca Swims Closer to Freedom

The federal government will finally put a captive orca named Lolita on the endangered species list, a move that may open doors to her eventual return home to the Puget Sound in Washington state.

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 Good 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.

February 9, 2015 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Groups Go To Court to Protect Blueback Herring from Extinction

Earthjustice, NRDC and a coalition of fishing and watershed protection groups filed a complaint today in federal court seeking to reverse a decision by the National Marine Fisheries Service not to list the blueback herring as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

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