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Blog June 28, 2017
Promoting Healthy Oceans: The Global Ocean Refuge System

Healthy oceans are essential to human survival and prosperity, yet oceans are severely impacted worldwide ... » read more

Blog June 23, 2017
Strongly Protected Marine Reserves Provide Protections from Climate Change

Currently, only 3.5 percent of the ocean is protected [1], and just 1.6 ... » read more

Blog June 20, 2017
The evaluations for the inaugural Global Ocean Refuge award nominees are live

The best way to maintain our oceans’ biological diversity, abundance and resilience is by protecting ... » read more

Blog June 9, 2017
Whales, Seamounts, and Fisherfolk: How Conservation Efforts are Attempting to Tackle a Growing Threat to Marine Life

Hidden beneath the waters off the California coast lies a treasure trove of marine biodiversity ... » read more

Blog June 1, 2017
Trump Abandons the Paris Climate Agreement

The Trump Administration’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement will have ... » read more

Recent News Releases

News Release July 11, 2017
Marine Conservation Institute Joins NGOs, Senators and 2.5 Million Commenters in Asking Trump Administration to Protect Marine Monuments

Washington D.C. — Marine Conservation Institute, a marine science organization working on the Pacific marine ... » read more

News Release June 15, 2017
Marine Conservation Institute Releases Letter from Over 500 Scientists Strongly Supporting Marine Monuments Now Under Government Review

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

News Release May 24, 2017
Marine Conservation Institute Says President’s Budget Proposal ‘Tears Holes in Safety Net’ for Ocean Health

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

News Release April 26, 2017
Marine Conservation Institute Says That Review of Monuments in Executive Order Could Signal Beginning of Slow Attack on Public Lands and Oceans

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

News Release April 19, 2017
Marine Conservation Institute Announces Ocean Experts Joining the Global Ocean Refuge System Science Council

Seattle, WA—April 19, 2017—Marine Conservation Institute announced today the members of the Global ... » read more