This Weekend: Protect the Land (and Water) of the Free and the Home of the Brave!

As Independence Day draws near, a number of things are sure to run through your mind: what am I going to wear this weekend? Do I have enough red, white, and blue? Where are we going to sit for the fireworks? Is the barbecue set up? Often, we tend to focus on the tradition-side of
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Washington State Ignores Increasing Acidification of its Oceans

News on Ocean Acidification from our friends at Center for Biological Diversity: Rising Carbon Pollution Already Harming Oysters Along Coast Washington state announced today which marine waters have water-quality problems but completely failed to identify waters that are suffering from ocean acidification. The Pacific Northwest is one of the hotspots where ocean acidification is already
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Capitol Hill Swept Up by Oceans Week

Last week in DC, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation hosted Capitol Hill Ocean Week, or CHOW. It was a week full of interesting, insightful, and invigorating discussions about the state of our waters, and what needs to be done in the future. The theme of the week was “American Prosperity and Global Security: Ocean Solutions
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