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The Ocean Ecosystem

The Latest On: The Ocean Ecosystem

April 19, 2021 | Case

West Coast Anchovy Catch Limits

Earthjustice and our clients are suing the federal agency's failure to prevent overfishing of this important species that sustains ocean wildlife.

April 14, 2021 | Case

Preventing Imperiled Sea Turtles from Drowning in Fishing Nets

This lawsuit challenges a Trump administration rule on key protective gear called turtle excluder devices (TEDs) on shrimp boats. Turtle excluder devices have been required — and successfully used — on many fishing vessels for decades to help sea turtles escape when they get swept into shrimp trawler nets.