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Blog July 11, 2014
MPA Campaign Tracker reveals the behind-the-scenes work towards saving our oceans

Officially proclaimed World Oceans Month, this past June brought a series of impressive announcements about ... » read more

Blog June 25, 2014
Global Ocean Commission Calls for Regeneration Zones to Recover Ocean Health

All of us at the Marine Conservation Institute are excited to see the far-reaching reforms ... » read more

Blog June 23, 2014
What Really Happened at Capitol Hill Oceans Week?

Capitol Hill Oceans Week 2014, hosted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, once again brought ... » read more

Blog June 17, 2014
Obama Steps Up for Oceans

I am very excited that President Barack Obama is rewriting ocean history today by designating ... » read more

Blog June 16, 2014
Kerry Highlights Some Promising Directions

Secretary Kerry, in his welcoming remarks today at Our Oceans 2014, highlighted some very promising ... » read more

Recent News Releases

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

News Release May 8, 2014
Global Ocean Refuge System to Help Resilience of the World’s Oceans and Humankind

Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in protecting marine biodiversity, today highlighted its Global Ocean Refuge ... » read more

News Release April 14, 2014
Marine Conservation Institute Releases Gulf Gems Report Highlighting Critical Areas to Protect in the Gulf of Mexico

Marine Conservation Institute today announced it has released a new report, Gulf Gems: Treasured Places ... » read more