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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National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Honors Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Volunteer

Lance Morgan, a volunteer at Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, was honored Tuesday by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) in Washington, D.C.  Morgan was one of 14 individuals across the National Marine Sanctuary system nominated for the foundation’s Volunteer of the Year award. The recognition is part of Capitol Hill Ocean Week, an oceans-focused
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Protect Our Waters, It’s Free!

Photo courtesy of: http://dpw.lacounty.gov/epd/aboutthebag/ordinance.cfm Wouldn’t it be great if you could help fulfill a national responsibility to give back to the environment, without shelling out money? Luckily, there is! A bipartisan bill has been introduced which would use money the government is already receiving and give it back to the oceans. Senator Whitehouse (RI) and
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Marine Conservation News

Below you will find some of the newsclips of the week about marine conservation issues of particular interest to Marine Conservation Institute. What is your opinion on some of these topics? National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announces new grants for sustainable fisheries prnewswire.com The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the first round
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