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Blog October 29, 2014
Delegation of Chinese Scientists Visit Marine Conservation Institute in DC

Recently, our policy team met with a delegation of fishery research scientists and engineers from ... » read more

Blog September 24, 2014
We Thank You, Mr. President. And So Does the Ocean.

Extending to the horizon, the sea appears limitless, and throughout human history, we have often ... » read more

Blog September 10, 2014
How You Can Help the Global Ocean Refuge System Become a Reality

Many people have been asking us how they can help with the Global Ocean Refuge ... » read more

Blog September 8, 2014
Marine Experts Meet to Define Criteria for the Global Ocean Refuge System

On August 13th Elliott Norse and I hosted the first Global Ocean Refuge System (GLORES ... » read more

Blog September 4, 2014
Why We Need to End Illegal Fishing and What We Are Doing About It

Last week, we testified at the final public meeting for the Presidential Taskforce on Combating ... » read more

Recent News Releases

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

News Release July 15, 2014
Marine Conservation Institute Releases SeaStates 2014; Report Card on How Well Individual U.S. States Protect Their Coastal Waters

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

News Release June 17, 2014
President Obama Announces Plan to Create the Largest Marine Protected Area in the World with Help from Marine Conservation Institute

At the State Department’s Our Oceans Conference today, President Obama announced his intention to ... » read more

News Release June 11, 2014
New Online Tool, MPA Campaign Tracker, Enables People to Explore Progress of Global Marine Protected Area Initiatives and Campaigns

Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in protecting marine biodiversity, today announced it has released a ... » read more