Policy & Ocean Law
Post about the relationship between governments and marine science around the globe.
The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay is in the running to become Maryland’s first national marine sanctuary.
New research shows that closing fisheries in the high seas could increase catches in coastal waters by 10 percent.
President Obama recently quadrupled the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument from 140,000 to 582,578 square miles.
There are 66 large marine ecosystems in the world and nearly all of them are experiencing ocean warming. A new report highlights ways to better manage them.
Conservation laws need to be “refined and reassessed” in order to more effectively protect sea turtles.
Research shows that a different approach to fishery management could double global fish populations by 2050.
“Fishermen sometimes catch fish they do not want, cannot sell, or are not allowed to keep; a problem known as bycatch.”