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House votes to lift offshore drilling banHouston Chronicle – United StatesFearing a politically damaging dust-up with Republicans over offshore drilling, House Democrats late Tuesday agreed to allow the congressional drilling ban …See all stories on this topic Whale Protection Rule Clears White House, 573 Days LaterOMB Watch – USADuring that time, OIRA and other White … Continue reading Daily News Clips

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Saipan objects to Bush marine protection planHonolulu Advertiser – Honolulu,HI,USA The proposal, expected to be final before Bush leaves office, could establish marine sanctuaries or national monuments modeled on the Papahanaumokuakea …See all stories on this topic   Carbon dioxide emissions could mean trouble for ocean speciesFairbanks Daily News-Miner – Fairbanks,AK,USA By Christi Hang FAIRBANKS … Continue reading Daily News Clips

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Could global warming benefit one species of endangered shark?Plenty Magazine – New York,NY,USA… species is listed as “vulnerable to extinction” by the IUCN Red List. The species is worst off in Australia, where it is considered “critically endangered.”See all stories on this topic   Environmentalists to launch monument TV adSaipan Tribune – Saipan,Northern Mariana Islands,Micronesia … Continue reading Daily News Clips

Save Washington’s Ocean Backyard

Let your marine sanctuary know you care about the diversity of ocean life off the Olympic Coast! Be an advocate for biodiversity and habitat protection!MCBI plays an advisory role to the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, and you can help us. Attend a public meeting and provide comments as the sanctuary reexamines its management priorities. … Continue reading Save Washington’s Ocean Backyard

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Report: Ocean debris will likely worsenThe Associated Press The endangered Hawaiian monk seal population is struggling as many of the mammals get entangled in improperly discarded fishing nets. …See all stories on this topic   Endangered whales might change shipping rules at SC portsBeaufort Gazette – Beaufort,SC,USA Only about 300 are believed to exist, according … Continue reading Daily News Clips

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Oil drilling in Georges Bank banned in energy billBoston Herald – United States… bill to ban drilling in national marine sanctuaries, including the Gerry E. Studds Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, located off Massachusetts.See all stories on this topic US House approves offshore drillingBoston Globe – United States The final bill also excludes marine monuments … Continue reading Daily News Clips