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.
These five clean energy and public health priorities for the president's second term are vital to slowing climate change and building on the clean energy successes of the past year.
Issue Brief Investing in voluntary public buyouts of flood-prone properties moves coastal communities out of the crosshairs of climate change and saves U.S. taxpayers money.
NOAA’s proposal for a new framework for future expansion of the National Marine Sanctuary System represents real progress for marine-natural-resource management.
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.
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.