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Oceans: Building Resilient Ecosystems

The Latest On: Oceans: Building Resilient Ecosystems

April 30, 2014 | Case

Cleaning Up Sewage Flows from Cruise Ships

Friends of the Earth, represented by Earthjustice, have filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking more effective regulation of sewage discharges from cruise ships and other vessels in U.S. waters.

April 30, 2014 | Legal Document

Marine Sanitation Device Complaint

Lawsuit filed in federal court seeking more effective regulation of sewage discharges from cruise ships and other vessels in U.S. waters.

December 18, 2013 | Feature

Infographic: West Coast Salmon and River Systems

Earthjustice works to protect three endangered or threatened salmon species from California to Washington: King, Coho and Sockeye. Habitat disruption is the main problem, but climate change increasingly threatens.

December 16, 2013 | Case

Reducing Harm to Marine Mammals from Navy Sonar in the Pacific

Earthjustice is representing Conservation Council for Hawaiʻi, the Animal Welfare Institute, Center for Biological Diversity and Ocean Mammal Institute in a lawsuit challenging the National Marine Fisheries Service’s approval of a 5-year plan by the U.S. Navy for testing and training activities off Hawaiʻi and Southern California.

November 8, 2013 | Legal Document

Amendment 15 Complaint

Fishermen sue National Fisheries Service to protect river herring and shad from industrial trawlers.

October 14, 2013 | Legal Document

Carribbean Coral Federal District Court Decision

A federal district court has ruled that National Marine Fisheries Service violated the law by allowing fishing for parrotfish and other algae-eating reef fish species without proper monitoring of the fishery’s impacts.

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