In 1872, the headwaters of the Yellowstone River and the surrounding forests, canyons and geyser basins were designated the world's first national park. Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Hawaiian and Pacific Islands regional office has selected the Friends of the Monument to receive its 2009 Environmental Achievement Award in recognition of the exceptional work and commitment to protecting the environment. Each year, the US EPA celebrates and recognizes outstanding environmental advocates who have made significant contributions toward... Read More
With the stroke of a pen, President George W. Bush recently created three marine monuments in the Pacific Ocean, including one covering most of the famed Mariana Trench, the deepest place on Earth. Together with a monument established two years ago in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands, this marks the end of an era in which humans have increasingly understood the need to conserve vanishing wild... Read More
Where We Work
Global Ocean Legacy works with local communities, governments and scientists around the world to protect and conserve some of our most important and unspoiled ocean environments.