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Blog June 8, 2019
Happy World Oceans Day!

By Michael Gravitz, Director of Policy & Legislation at Marine Conservation Institute   People often ask ... » read more

Blog June 6, 2019
Raise a Glass for the Ocean!

Help us Create a Splash for Blue Parks! Join Marine Conservation Institute on June 29 ... » read more

Blog May 22, 2019
For International Biodiversity Day – Stop Eating Seafood that comes from Bottom Trawling

By Lance Morgan, President of Marine Conservation Institute  “The one process now going on that ... » read more

Blog May 7, 2019
Taney Seamounts: Collapsed Calderas and New Species

Featured Pic: Chaunacops coloratus, a rare species of anglerfish discovered in 1891and filmed in the ... » read more

Blog May 2, 2019
Rodriguez Seamount – A Geologic Rarity

Featured Pic:  Pillow lava, a unique type of basalt rock that forms during underwater volcanic ... » read more

Recent News Releases

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

News Release September 5, 2017
Isla Malpelo reconocida como una de las mejores áreas marinas protegidas del mundo

Washington, D.C. — Marine Conservation Institute o Instituto de Conservación Marina, uno de los líderes ... » read more

News Release September 5, 2017
Announcing the First Global Ocean Refuge System (GLORES) Awards for Superlative Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Around the World

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