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July 7, 2017 | Letter

Letter to Secretary Zinke and Secretary Ross

From academic scientists specializing in marine and environmental sciences, in support of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.

July 7, 2017 | Letter

Letter to Secretary Zinke and Secretary Ross

From Peter J. Auster, PhD., Senior Research Scientist, Mystic Aquarium, and Scott D. Kraus, PhD., Vice President, Senior Science Advisor, Cabot Anderson Center for Ocean Life, New England Aquarium. Regarding information focused on the designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument under the Antiquities Act of 1906.

June 30, 2017 | Article

Seismic Blasting Would Deafen Marine Mammals

As companies search for oil and gas deposits buried beneath the ocean floor in the Atlantic, whales and dolphins could suffer permanent hearing damage and even death.

May 4, 2017 | Legal Document

Dusky Shark Complaint

Plaintiff Oceana, Inc. (“Oceana”) on behalf of its adversely affected members hereby challenges the unlawful decision of the National Marine Fisheries Service (“Fisheries Service” or “Defendants”) to adopt and promulgate Amendment 5b to the Highly Migratory Species (“HMS”) Fishery Management Plan because it failed to establish measures necessary to end overfishing and rebuild the dusky shark population to a healthy level as mandated by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (“Magnuson-Stevens Act”).

March 30, 2017 | Case

Halting Humboldt Bay Bird Habitat Destruction

In an effort to protect one of the most important places for migratory birds on the Pacific Coast, Earthjustice is representing conservation and hunting groups in a lawsuit to stop a large expansion of oyster farming in Humboldt Bay that will dramatically increase the footprint of existing oyster operations.

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