As former astronaut Kathryn Sullivan takes over NOAA, she faces challenges worthy of a rocket scientist.
Misguided provisions in new fisheries legislation would sacrifice the sustainability of short-term gains.
The Obama administration should protect Alaska’s landscape and its $1.5 billion salmon industry.
The fishing industry is uniquely positioned to help Congress take a major step toward healthier ocean and coastal economies.
Report Rather than creating new revenue-sharing entitlements, Congress should take a comprehensive, fiscally sound approach to addressing the natural resource revenue challenges facing the nation.
John Podesta and Michael Conathan write about Russia's attempts to block the creation of a marine reserve in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica.
Although there are grave concerns about ongoing radiation leaks at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, the amount of radiation in domestic seafood is still well below safe levels.
The controversial Pebble Mine project in Southwest Alaska pits a mining conglomerate against one of the world’s most iconic fisheries.
Great whites get the ink, but the dogfish is the real villain for Cape Cod’s fishermen.
The new House bill is an unprecedented assault on your health and public lands.
Russia recently refused to let the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources establish marine reserves in the ocean off Antarctica.
Issue Brief A proposal to develop one of the world’s largest open-pit mines in a remote and pristine corner of Alaska could destroy some of America’s most valuable fisheries.
The president’s major speech on climate change set the stage for policies that will improve the health of our planet, including the 71 percent of it that is covered by oceans.
Federal space-exploration spending outpaces ocean spending by more than 150-to-1, even though we already have better maps of Mars than we do of the ocean floor.
Michael Conathan, Director of Ocean Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.