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It’s Time to Make Offshore Energy Fossil Fuel-Free

Expert BlogUnited StatesIrene Gutierrez, Brad Sewell

A federal court yesterday halted the largest offshore oil and gas lease sale in U.S. history. This positions 2022 as the year the Biden administration can set us on a course for a fossil fuel-free ocean.

Ocean Monument Deep Dive (Literally)

Expert BlogEastBrad Sewell

On July 27th, NOAA's remotely-operated vehicle will be piloted down to the slope of Retriever Seamount in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument to view its biodiversity and geology up close—and you’re invited!

Some Good News at Last for Our Ocean

Expert BlogBrad Sewell
The new administration is certainly bringing us plenty of immediate good news for the nation and the planet. And some of it is for the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.

How Trump Marked Nat’l Oceans Month: Axing Ocean Protections

Expert BlogEast, United StatesBrad Sewell
By the stroke of a pen, the most environmentally-ruinous leader in the country’s history added the only marine national monument off the continental U.S. to his fire sale of the nation’s natural heritage.

Explore the New England Marine Monument From Your Armchair

Expert BlogEastBrad Sewell

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is conducting a live exploration of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument for the first time since its designation three years ago.

Happy Birthday, Canyons and Seamounts!

Expert BlogBrad Sewell
It’s been an eventful two years for the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts, the only marine national monument off the continental United States.

The New England Fishery Council Falls Short

Expert BlogBrad Sewell
The New England Fishery Management Council today approved a plan to protect the region’s highly-vulnerable and ecologically-important deep-sea coral habitat. While better than nothing, I’m not applauding. Here’s why.

Your Marine Monuments Need Your Help!

Expert BlogBrad Sewell
This is World Oceans Month. Which makes it a particularly opportune time to enjoy and appreciate the ocean, whether it’s boating, angling, or walking along the surf. But your oceans also need your help this month. More specifically, your marine…

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