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Blog February 3, 2020
2020 is Here – Will We Meet Global Conservation Targets for Marine Protected Areas?

Measuring Progress Toward Marine Conservation Goals 2020 is finally here. It’s a date that ... » read more

Blog January 16, 2020
Nominate a deserving MPA for a 2020 Blue Park Award!

Featured Picture: 2019 Blue Park Awardees. By Christina Hoenow, Blue Parks Intern   If you have ... » read more

Blog January 1, 2020
20 Ocean Places for Your 2020 Bucket List

To get 2020 off to a bang we thought we would provide you with some ... » read more

Blog January 1, 2020
U.S. SeaStates 2019: Marine Protection in America’s Ocean Areas

As we approach 2020, we see little change in marine protected areas (MPAs) in United ... » read more

Blog December 18, 2019
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery: Conservation success and replication in the Sea of Cortez

Featured Pic: The jacks in Cabo Pulmo National Park, Mexico. Image courtesy of Octavio Aburto ... » 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