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.
Though new fishing regulations on New England fishermen are stricter than ever before, they are still the best hope for an industry on the verge of potential collapse.
Recent actions by the Obama administration show a renewed commitment to healthy oceans and a robust coastal economy.
In his new role as secretary of state, John Kerry can take action on climate change, Arctic management, and pirate fishing to defend our oceans and preserve marine life.
Some legislators are trying to eat their fish and have them too.
Issue Brief Investing in domestic offshore wind to diversify our energy portfolio is a commitment worth making.
Issue Brief The sequester will have significant impacts on many public health and clean energy programs.
The key to offshore wind energy’s success is putting it on equal economic footing with traditional fossil-fuel energy sources.
Key priorities for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and coastal lawmakers missed the boat for funding in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Lawrence J. Korb and Michael Conathan explain why a unified national security budget would be good news for the Coast Guard.
Issue Brief Sequestration will inflict massive cuts on programs that protect our public lands and oceans—cuts that will impact all of us in a variety of ways.