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Integrating Ocean and Climate Diplomacy Report

Integrating Ocean and Climate Diplomacy

Countries and subnational governments should bring ocean issues in from the periphery of the climate conversation.

Gwynne Taraska

Making Waves Article
The sun rises over the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast. (Getty/Mabry Campbell)

Making Waves

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.

Alexandra Carter, Miriam Goldstein

Measuring Conservation Progress in North America Report

Measuring Conservation Progress in North America

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.

Ryan Richards

The Trump Administration’s New Attack on Marine Monuments Article
A paramuriceid seafan (octocoral) lives near the edge of a cliff wall in Oceanographer Canyon. (NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program/2013 Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition)

The Trump Administration’s New Attack on Marine Monuments

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.

Alexandra Carter, Miriam Goldstein

Warming Seas, Falling Fortunes Report
KENNEBUNKPORT, ME - JUNE 9: Paul Korenkiewicz walks across a rock bar while fishing for stripers off the coast of Kennebunkport on Friday, June 9, 2017. (Staff Photo by Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

Warming Seas, Falling Fortunes

Policymakers should heed the stories of fishermen who experience the effects carbon pollution has on their industry, as well as the science behind them.

Avery Siciliano, Alexandra Carter, Shiva Polefka, 1 More Michael Conathan

Blue Future Report
A Chinese container ship passes under the Golden Gate Bridge before sunrise in San Francisco, June 2015. (Getty/George Rose)

Blue Future

The Center for American Progress’ U.S.-China Ocean Dialogue identifies collaborative pathways for sustainable and prosperous marine resource management.

Melanie Hart, Michael Conathan, Blaine Johnson, 1 More Shiva Polefka

The Fire Sale of America’s Oceans Article
Commercial fishing boats drag booms through an oil slick that passed inside the protective barrier formed by Louisiana’s Chandeleur Islands, during cleanup operations for the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, May 7, 2010. (Getty/AFP/Mark Ralston)

The Fire Sale of America’s Oceans

To benefit oil drillers, the Department of the Interior is ignoring its legal mandate for sound fiscal and environmental stewardship of the public trust.

Shiva Polefka, Matt Lee-Ashley

The Rise of the Recreational Fishing Lobby Report
An angler casts from a pier as the sun sets on St. Simons Island, Georgia. (Getty/Bob Pool)

The Rise of the Recreational Fishing Lobby

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.

Alexandra Carter, Michael Conathan

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