The National Ocean Policy is helping coastal states and industries lay the groundwork for prosperity and sustainability in the 21st century, and Congress should not interfere.
Issue Brief Preserving ecosystem services is an essential component of international strategies for adaptation to climate change.
Broad, bipartisan calls to nix Atlantic Ocean oil and gas lease sales give the Obama administration a clear path forward.
Issue Brief The Paris era of climate action begins with a stronger focus on narrowing the adaptation finance gap.
Issue Brief By harnessing even a small portion of the sea breezes off their shores, Atlantic coast states can boost state energy supplies and speed fulfillment of their Clean Power Plan responsibilities.
New investments, hardnosed land-use reforms, and an innovative, pro-nature approach must define coastal resilience in the century ahead.
Issue Brief Without decisive action to fund and build new heavy icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard, the United States puts its environment and national security in harm’s way.
Ocean-dependent businesses look to ocean planning to make the most of marine resources.
Extreme weather and rising sea levels from climate change pose a serious threat to our aging sewage system and public health.
Coastal wetlands and mangrove forests help fight climate change, but strong leadership and bilateral collaboration are urgently needed to avoid losing them forever.
Report Policymakers need to invest in the resilience of our wastewater treatment infrastructure to ensure that decades of progress on public health, environmental quality, and economic development are not washed away.
President Obama’s next major ocean initiative needs to get crime out of the seafood supply chain.
Fact Sheet Healthy coastal ecosystems provide critical social and environmental benefits.
Report Restoring degraded coastal ecosystems produces economic returns above and beyond short-term job creation and economic stimulus.
As former astronaut Kathryn Sullivan takes over NOAA, she faces challenges worthy of a rocket scientist.