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The Ocean Ecosystem

The Latest On: The Ocean Ecosystem

October 26, 2011 | Photos

Life Under The Sea, Under Attack

Learn more about the numerous environmental stressors that incredible underwater creatures are up against.

October 13, 2011 | Feature

Restoring the Ocean Food Web [Q & A]

Part of Earthjustice’s core oceans litigation team, Attorney Andrea Treece focuses on west coast issues including protecting forage fish species like herring, anchovies and sardines, which serve as the building blocks of the ocean food web.

September 28, 2011 | Audio

Turning the Tide on Ocean Stressors

Attorney Steve Roady discusses Earthjustice's decades-long efforts to use federal environmental laws to protect the oceans from pollution, overfishing, habitat loss and climate change.

September 25, 2011 | Photos

Under the Sea, With David Doubilet

Acclaimed photographer David Doubilet discusses how ocean stressors negatively impact the aquatic environment.

September 18, 2011 | Audio

Protecting the Orca Whales of Puget Sound

Patti Goldman, Vice President of Litigation, discusses her efforts to protect the orca whales that make Puget Sound their home. The iconic creatures are at risk of extinction due to a decline in the abundance and healthiness of salmon, their main food source.

September 5, 2011 | Audio

Restoring The Nation's Oldest Fishery

Attorney Roger Fleming discusses his work with local fishermen to promote healthy ocean ecosystems in New England, an area that is often referred to as the poster child for bad fisheries management.

September 5, 2011 | Audio

Restoring The Ocean Food Web

Attorney Andrea Treece discusses her work protecting forage fish species like herring, anchovies and sardines, which serve as the building blocks of the ocean food web and are being vacuumed out of the ocean at unsustainable levels.

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