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Blog August 25, 2016
Marine Conservation Institute Announces Catherine Yrisarri Has Joined Its Board of Directors

Seattle, WA (August 25, 2016) — Marine Conservation Institute announced that Catherine Yrisarri has joined its ... » read more

Blog August 18, 2016
Island Earth

This September, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature is holding its World Conservation ... » read more

Blog August 17, 2016
Employing science to safeguard marine life with GLORES

Scientists from academic institutions, NGOs, and government agencies huddled in twos and threes over papers ... » read more

Blog July 29, 2016
Seamounts ARE Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems

The concept of a vulnerable marine ecosystem, commonly referred to by its acronym VME, in ... » read more

Blog July 28, 2016
Envisioning Shades of Ocean Blue

From ancient1 to modern times, visual arts have sent powerful messages to audiences on the ... » read more

Recent News Releases

News Release August 25, 2016
Marine Conservation Institute Announces Catherine Yrisarri Has Joined Its Board of Directors

Seattle, WA (August 25, 2016) — Marine Conservation Institute announced that Catherine Yrisarri has joined its ... » read more

News Release July 14, 2016
California’s Ancient Islands May Receive Additional Protections

CALIFORNIA — Congressman Sam Farr (D-Calif.) and Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) have introduced landmark legislation to safeguard ... » read more

News Release June 1, 2016
North America is failing to make a splash on conservation of marine protected areas; progress is minimal

[Ottawa, Canada  &  Seattle, US] – In the first ever joint assessment of progress on marine ... » read more

News Release May 6, 2016
Marine Conservation Institute Celebrates The Career Of Dr. Elliott Norse

[Seattle, Washington – May 6, 2016] Today, Marine Conservation Institute celebrates the retirement and remarkable career ... » read more

News Release March 28, 2016
Marine Conservation Institute Urges the Preparatory Committee on Sustainable Use and Conservation of Marine Diversity on the High Seas to Include Fully-Protected Areas as a Key Goal of New Agreement

Washington, DC—March 28, 2016—Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in protecting marine biodiversity, urges ... » read more