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Blog December 15, 2014
Message from World Parks Congress: “Act Now to Strongly Protect Our Oceans”

I recently participated in the IUCN’s World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia.  The meeting ... » read more

Blog November 24, 2014
5 Marine Protected Areas Worth Celebrating

This was a progressive year for ocean conservation. While we still have much work to ... » read more

Blog November 17, 2014
Are Wealthy Countries Failing to Protect the Oceans?

In conservation, it is often said that those countries with larger financial resources should be ... » read more

Blog November 11, 2014
Marine Conservation Institute Down Under

I will be traveling down under to the World Parks Congress this November 12-19, in ... » read more

Blog November 5, 2014
Thank You Holland America Line for Your Support!

This week we salute Holland America Line for being an excellent partner of Marine Conservation ... » read more

Recent News Releases

News Release December 17, 2014
Marine Conservation Institute Commends Presidential Task Force on Combatting Illegal Fishing and Seafood Fraud

Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in protecting marine biodiversity, commended the White House on the ... » read more

News Release November 17, 2014
New Report Shows that Most G20 Member Countries Are Strongly Protecting Less than 1% of the Ocean Area in their Jurisdiction

Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in protecting marine biodiversity, will unveil a report today at ... » read more

News Release November 5, 2014
Holland America Line Develops Program in Partnership with Marine Conservation Institute to Support Marine Protected Areas

As part of its “Our Marvelous Oceans” partnership with Marine Conservation Institute, Holland America Line ... » read more

News Release September 24, 2014
President Barack Obama Makes Ocean Conservation History by Creating the Largest Protected Area on Earth

President Obama will sign a proclamation tomorrow to designate the largest marine reserve in the ... » read more

News Release August 13, 2014
Scientists Gather at International Marine Conservation Congress to Develop Global Ocean Refuge System Criteria

Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in protecting marine biodiversity, is hosting an all-day workshop with ... » read more