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Blog March 19, 2020
Fun Online Ocean Activities while Staying Home

Like you, many of our staff are sheltering at home to prevent the spread of ... » read more

Blog March 11, 2020
Malpelo: A Blue Park Exploding with Life

Featured Picture: Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary. Photo courtesy of Ramón Pulido. By Sebastian Nicholls ... » read more

Blog March 5, 2020
The Role of Marine Protected Areas in the Fight Against Climate Change

Recently, Amazon CEO and the world’s wealthiest person, Jeff Bezos, pledged $10 billion to ... » read more

Blog March 3, 2020
Frontrunners in Global Marine Protection

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are a vital tool for conserving marine biodiversity and ocean health ... » read more

Blog February 24, 2020
Let Them Eat Fish?

Featured Picture: A rockfish searches for a place to hide off the coast of Southern ... » 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