National Portrait Gallery Announces Newly Commissioned Portrait of Ocean Conservation Leader Julie Packard by Artist Hope Gangloff
Monterey Bay Aquarium Builds Life-Sized Blue Whale Art Installation Made from Discarded Single-Use Plastic to Raise Awareness About Ocean Pollution
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Court Decision Upholding U.S. Seafood Traceability Program ‘An Important Moment’ for Fishermen, Consumers, Businesses, Coastal Communities
Aug 30, 2017
On August 28, a federal court upheld a new U.S. government seafood traceability program that aims to reduce the volume of seafood from illegal, unreported and unregulated sources that is imported into the U.S. market for sale.
Until governments adopt a science-based recovery plan, nearly 200 top chefs and culinary leaders say ‘no’ to Pacific bluefin tuna
Aug 23, 2017
Leading chefs on five continents have pledged to keep Pacific bluefin tuna off their menus until there’s effective international action to manage the fishery and reverse a precipitous decline in the bluefin tuna population.
Statement by Margaret Spring on NOAA determination that ESA is not warranted for Pacific bluefin tuna
Aug 07, 2017
"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.