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Statement by Margaret Spring on NOAA determination that ESA is not warranted for Pacific bluefin tuna

School of Pacific bluefin tuna

Aug 07, 2017

Categories:
Conservation & Science
Ocean Policy

"While NOAA has determined that the Endangered Species Act is not the vehicle for Pacific bluefin tuna recovery, the unanswered question is: ‘Who is going to act?’" Margaret Spring, Chief Conservation Officer for the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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New research into Pacific bluefin tuna migrations underscores the need for science-based management across the Pacific Ocean

Bluefin tuna were on exhibit in the past in the million-gallon Open Sea exhibit. ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Jul 31, 2017

Categories:
Ocean Policy
Conservation & Science

A paper published in Science magazine by researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Harvard University and The National Museum of Natural History reexamines our understanding of the links connecting bluefin tuna across the Pacific Ocean. The research underscores the need for science-based management across the Pacific Ocean.

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Nineteen Top U.S. Aquariums Join Forces to Tackle Growing Plastic Pollution Threat Facing Ocean, Rivers and Great Lakes

Jul 10, 2017

Categories:
Aquarium News
Conservation & Science
Aquarium Conservation Partnership

Nineteen aquariums across the United States have joined forces and created a new Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP) to address one of the gravest threats facing ocean and freshwater animals – plastic pollution.

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