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Blog September 13, 2016
Planet at a Crossroads

“Planet at a Crossroads” was the theme that guided the dialog of over 9,000 ... » read more

Blog August 30, 2016
Planet at a Crossroads

In just a few days’ time, team members at Marine Conservation Institute will be traveling ... » read more

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

Recent News Releases

News Release September 16, 2016
Marine Conservation Institute Announces Commitment at Our Oceans 2016 Conference for Global Ocean Refuge System’s Initial MPA Status Awards

Washington DC— Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in securing strong protection for the oceans’ most ... » read more

News Release September 12, 2016
IUCN World Conservation Congress Passes Motion to Protect 30% of Ocean by 2030 by Large Margin

  Honolulu, Hawaii— Marine Conservation Institute, a leader in securing strong protection for the world’s ... » read more

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