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Press Releases and Media Announcements from Marine Conservation Institute

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Rejects Proposal to Expand Area for Rock Shrimp Bottom Trawl Fishery off Florida Coast

July 29, 2022

Three Blue Park Award Winners Announced at UN Ocean Conference

July 1, 2022

Scientists’ Warning of an Imperiled Ocean; 125 Scientists (and counting) Join Call to Action to Conserve and Restore Global Oceans

June 6, 2022

First Time That 50 Largest US Marine Protected Areas Assessed for Effectiveness Using Rigorous Scientific Criteria; Almost 100% of US MPA ‘Eggs’ Are in One Basket in the Central Pacific

May 18, 2022

The Blue Climate Summit Names Marine Conservation Institute’s MPAtlas as Critical to Accelerating Solutions to Ocean and Climate Issues

May 15, 2022

World’s First Deep-Water Coral Marine Protected Area Established in 1984 Off Florida Coast Now Facing Threat

April 29, 2022

Marine Conservation Institute Announces the 2021 Blue Park Award Winners Marine Protected Areas Recognized for Outstanding Conservation

December 9, 2021

Modeling Can Help Us Explore—and Save—Marine Life on Underwater Mountains, According to a New Scientific Report

September 24, 2021

Justin Xavier, Experienced Marketing Executive joins Marine Conservation Institute Board of Directors

September 18, 2021

Science Releases a Groundbreaking Framework to Guide Better Decisions about Ocean Protection

September 9, 2021

Dr. Michelle Scobie, Senior Lecturer at the Institute of International Relations at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago Joins Marine Conservation Institute Board of Directors

September 2, 2021

Winners of the JEDI Ocean Award Announced

June 23, 2021

President Biden’s goal of conserving at least 30% of our lands and oceans by 2030 will be transformational for the ocean; 90 day Dept. of Interior report outlines how it will be done

May 6, 2021

Oceans Can Contribute to Biden Announcement of Bold Greenhouse Gas Reductions

April 22, 2021

Galapagos Expansion Named a Blue Spark in Growing Network of Highest Quality Marine Protected Areas

January 30, 2021