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Recent Blog Posts

Blog May 14, 2020
Perverse Incentives

By Sebastian Nicholls, Blue Parks Ambassador.   This year, the global community faces a deadline to ... » read more

Blog April 22, 2020
Announcing our first-ever Ocean Photo Contest!

For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we’re celebrating our blue planet through a ... » read more

Blog April 21, 2020
Meet our 2020 Blue Park Award nominees, and help us evaluate them!

By Alyssa Tylor, Marine Conservation Institute Blue Parks Intern.   Do you need some positive news ... » read more

Blog April 17, 2020
The Seychelles’ Giant Step in Ocean Conservation: A Cautious Hope for the Ocean

By Sebastian Nicholls, Blue Parks Ambassador. On March 26th, President Danny Faure of the Republic ... » read more

Blog April 14, 2020
Mystery in The Deep: How Models Can Help Us Understand the Full Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Featured Picture: A host of squat lobsters and brittle stars adorn a large pair of ... » read more

Recent News Releases

News Release January 24, 2020
Agencies Awarded for Conservation Efforts at Channel Islands Marine Protected Areas

Ventura, CA — Today, Marine Conservation Institute will present a Blue Park Award to the California ... » read more

News Release October 24, 2019
Six Blue Parks Join the Growing Network of Global Ocean Refuges

[October 24, 2019. Oslo, Norway]  Today at Our Ocean Conference in Oslo, Norway, Marine Conservation ... » read more

News Release October 29, 2018
Marine Conservation Institute Awards Seven Blue Parks Global Ocean Refuge Status for the Most Effective Conservation of Marine Life

[Bali, Indonesia]  Today at the 2018 Our Ocean Conference, where representatives from about one hundred ... » read more

News Release December 5, 2017
President Trump Attacks Two National Monuments in Utah; Protection for Critical Ocean Ecosystems Could Be Next on the Chopping Block

Washington, D.C. — Lance Morgan, President of Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in securing strong ... » read more

News Release October 25, 2017
President Trump to Decide Fate of Marine Monuments and Sanctuaries After Secretive Review

Washington, D.C. — Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in securing strong protection for the oceans ... » read more