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https://marine-conservation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/MLK-Blog.mp3 A reflection on the influential Civil Rights leader and the state of environmental justice today This week, we observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day—a holiday intended not only to honor this giant of the American Civil Rights movement who was assassinated more than 50 years ago, and to commemorate the immense struggles of Black…

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This ongoing series of spotlight blogs profiles our Blue Parks Ambassadors: a group of ocean champions across diverse spheres who care deeply about safeguarding life in the sea. Blue Parks Ambassadors build the momentum toward the Blue Parks aim of securing effective protection for 30% of the ocean by 2030 by communicating the value of…

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Happy Fourth of July! It’s amazing to think that when Katherine Lee Bates first wrote “America the Beautiful” in 1893, with its gorgeous celebration of our country from sea to shining sea, few of America’s ocean wonders were known and none were protected. Thankfully, we’ve come a long way.     Since the 1990s, all but…

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