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.
The commercial fishing industry’s exaggerated claims of economic hardship mask another motive for President Trump’s review of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.
World Oceans Day is a chance to take stock of just how aggressively the new administration is attempting to roll back critical ocean protections, putting America’s Blue Economy at risk.
Without action from Congress and the Trump administration, human-caused warming of America’s oceans will put tens of thousands of U.S. fishing jobs on the chopping block.
The private sector has the capacity to help end human trafficking and forced labor in the international seafood supply chain.
Learn how the everyday consumer can join the fight against seafood slavery and ensure that the seafood they buy is sustainably and ethically produced.
On January 11, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee can provide a window into whose interests the State Department would serve under the leadership of Rex Tillerson.
Recent media investigations have revealed regular use of forced labor in the international seafood supply chain. Here’s how the U.S. government and the private sector should respond to curtail these abuses.
Ten years after landmark bipartisan legislation made U.S. fisheries the most sustainably managed in the world, it’s time to think about what comes next for fish, fishermen, and fishing communities.
America’s blue parks are a pillar of sustainable coastal economies and equitable access to the great outdoors.
If the leaders of the United States, Canada, and Mexico work together, they can curtail illegal fishing, reward honest fishermen, and act to save two critically endangered species.
Progress on ferreting out the twin scourges of illegal fishing activity and seafood fraud is a bipartisan priority that can deliver environmental and economic benefits.
The last two presidents have established massive marine reserves in the remote Pacific Ocean. Now it’s time to take similar action in the waters of the continental United States.
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.