Debris from the Costa Concordia Wreckage Threaten a Marine Sanctuary

We would like to take a moment to offer our most sincere condolences to the friends and family of those who were lost in the tragic grounding of the Costa Concordia on Friday, January 13. Our hearts go out to those who are grieving, as we cannot begin to comprehend their loss. The tragedy that … Continue reading Debris from the Costa Concordia Wreckage Threaten a Marine Sanctuary

The remote American territory of American Samoa holds some of the Pacific’s most ecologically diverse and pristine coral reef ecosystems. None of these is more biologically productive than Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Fagatele Bay – the Samoan word is pronounced “Fun-gha-telly” – is nestled within an eroded volcanic crater on the island of Tutuila, … Continue reading