Defending Federal Marine Conservation Programs

Marine Conservation Institute’s Vice President, Bill Chandler, testified before the US House of Representatives advocating for protection of vital federal marine conservation programs in fiscal year 2013. Bill testified on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Read his testimony here. While there are many … Continue reading Defending Federal Marine Conservation Programs

2012 Mia Tegner Grants in Historical Marine Ecology

Mia J. Tegner Memorial Research Grants in Marine Environmental History and Historical Marine Ecology Application Deadline: 5pm PDT, April 16, 2012Decision Announcement: World Oceans Day, June 8, 2012 Web Site & Online Form: http://www.marine-conservation.org/tegner-grants/ Marine Conservation Institute is pleased to announce the 2012 Mia J. Tegner Memorial Research Grants in Marine Environmental History and Historical … Continue reading 2012 Mia Tegner Grants in Historical Marine Ecology

The Unfulfilled Promise of the World’s Marine Protected Areas

“Welcome to the promising, confusing, and maddening world of marine reserves.” The Unfulfilled Promise of the World’s Marine Protected Areas by Bruce Barcott: Yale Environment 360 A good overview by Bruce Barcott: Yale Environment 360; better science than is widely acknowledged, more fear than is warranted given the small fraction of existing MPAs ~1% globally, … Continue reading The Unfulfilled Promise of the World’s Marine Protected Areas