Countries and subnational governments should bring ocean issues in from the periphery of the climate conversation.
Americans who depend on the ocean and treasure its beauty and abundance are counting on Congress to hold the Trump administration accountable for its harmful anti-ocean agenda, as well as to chart a more sustainable and prosperous course forward.
As the United States undertakes an unprecedented elimination of protected areas, Canada and Mexico are emerging as North America’s leaders in the conservation of lands and oceans.
President Trump’s trade wars are costing America’s fishermen lost markets and lost revenues, and to distract the public from this damage, his administration is shamelessly attacking America’s only marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean.
Policymakers should heed the stories of fishermen who experience the effects carbon pollution has on their industry, as well as the science behind them.
To advance the climate effort internationally, U.S. states and cities can champion the largely overlooked role of ocean ecosystems.
Agricultural pollution is wreaking havoc on Florida’s health, coastal economy, and marine environments.
H.R. 200 would erode the policies that have restored dozens of U.S. fisheries and made them the best-managed in the world.
The Center for American Progress’ U.S.-China Ocean Dialogue identifies collaborative pathways for sustainable and prosperous marine resource management.
To benefit oil drillers, the Department of the Interior is ignoring its legal mandate for sound fiscal and environmental stewardship of the public trust.
The recreational fishing industry is angling to take the helm on matters of fisheries legislation while Congress considers a significant reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act.
Reform of the Taiwanese fishing sector will strengthen bilateral ties between Taipei and Washington and enhance global perceptions of Taiwanese democracy.
The Trump administration’s plan for offshore drilling could put oil rigs along every coastline in America—at the same time as its policies make the next Deepwater Horizon oil spill more of an inevitability.
Proposed legislation in the House Natural Resources Committee would open virtually all of America’s maritime territory to offshore drilling and roll back safety standards to the pre-Deepwater Horizon era.
Leadership by governors and lawmakers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New York demonstrates how key reforms can drive private investment in an abundant, climate-safe resource.