A Monumental Chance for Monumental Protection

Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hosted a town hall meeting in Providence, Rhode Island to discuss the possible designation of the first Marine National Monument in the U.S. Atlantic Ocean with scientists, conservationists, fishermen, and… Read More
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Help Horseshoe Crabs Live Another Million Years

Guest blog by Mike Misner (@EcoOceanBlog) Last year the NY/NJ Bayshore Watershed Council’s volunteer horseshoe crab monitors waded into shoreline shallows in the cold rain and found cold facts. They found fewer males than previous surveys and very… Read More
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Finally A Big Step Forward For Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Last month, Atlantic bluefin tuna and conservationists scored a major victory when U.S. fishery managers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued much needed new measures to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna from capture in surface longline… Read More
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