In 2003, the Pew Oceans Commission said the nation's oceans were in crisis and offered solutions. A decade later, commission chairman and former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta talks to Pew's Christopher Mann about the importance of ocean protection for national security.
This segment is the third in a five-part series with Panetta on the world's oceans. To view the extended interview, click here: http://www.pewtrusts.org/news_room_detail.aspx?id=85899515064.
For more information on the Oceans Commission, click here: http://www.pewenvironment.org/Americas-oceans.