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Recent Blog Posts

Blog July 20, 2016
Seamounts: oases of biodiversity in California’s deep waters

Beneath the deep waters off the coast of California exist submarine mountains that rise thousands ... » read more

Blog July 13, 2016
Tragedy and Hope on the High Seas

The high seas are the area of ocean beyond national jurisdiction, where laws are hard ... » read more

Blog July 1, 2016
Protecting Our Oceans and Pushing the Social Enterprise Movement Forward with WeShop.org

Marine Conservation Institute is proudly partnering with WeShop.org for the month of July. WeShop ... » read more

Blog June 24, 2016
We’re gonna need a bigger sanctuary

It is Shark Week and sharks are once again at the forefront of our public ... » read more

Blog June 17, 2016
Going in for the Krill: Why Whales Love the California Coast

The California coast is a whale-watcher’s paradise. Not only can you find the world ... » read more

Recent News Releases

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

News Release February 25, 2016
Research Fellow Dr. Sara Maxwell Receives Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

Seattle, WA—February 25, 2016— Marine Conservation Institute Research Fellow and Assistant Professor at Old ... » read more