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The Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument (PRI Monument)... comprises a series of islands and atolls in such a remote area of the Pacific Ocean... Unfortunately for marine life, the 9,000-plus miles between Washington, DC and the PRI...
A recently published study, led by researchers at the University of Hawai"i at M"noa, identified areas in the Hawaiian Islands that would provide the greatest increase in coastal fishery stocks, if effectively managed.Click on the link below to read...
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced that its Papah"naumoku"kea Research and Conservation Fund will award a $900,000 grant to a collaborative team of researchers from the Bishop Museum and the University of Hawaii to...
In December 2017, the world"s largest marine protected area (MPA) in the Ross Sea, Antarctica entered into force. The MPA will be in force for at least 35 years. Click on the link below to read the full story.
After a long-term push from marine conservation groups, the US government has changed the oceanic whitetip shark to be labeled "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.Click on the link below to read the full story.
A concrete dome holding the radioactive waste of 43 nuclear explosions is leaking into the ocean, veterans have warned.Click on the link below to read the full story. 
After being run by the government since their creation, facing the threat of being closed down after the Great Recession, Jack London State Historic Park and Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Sonoma County, California (USA) moved to a community run...
The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation announced the hiring of Tiare Turang Holm as Hawai"i director on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.Click on the link below to read the full story.
Marine Conservation Institute President Dr. Lance Morgan, a leader in securing strong protection for the oceans" most important places, condemned President Donald Trump"s decision to rescind protections for two U.S. national monuments.Click on the...
With the world's oceans more severely threatened than ever before, President Donald Trump's Interior Department is recommending even less protection for the fraction of ocean life the U.S. has guarded from commercial fishing and other activities in...