New measure to improve the health of our oceans.
Ocean health in the U.S.Federal laws and regulations have set us on a path toward curbing overfishing and rebuilding depleted ocean fish populations in U.S. waters. However, the collateral damage from years of unsustainable fishing practices on habitat and wildlife, coupled with emerging threats related to global climate change, demand new measures to improve the health of our oceans.
Shana Miller was fresh out of college in 1998 when she came face-to-face with one of the fastest fish in the sea. Read More
"If you take large swaths in the center of the food web out of play, you’re really going to alter the ecosystem in fundamental ways," Kathryn Sullivan, warning of the dangers of overharvesting forage fish, said on October 8. Read More
Lee Crockett was fortunate to be part of the audience when Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, visited The Pew Charitable Trusts earlier this month. Read More