We might lose the most effective technical solution to prevent the drowning of sea turtles. Take action today and send an email to your representatives asking them to defend funding for the TED testing program. Take action here! We're taking this to the Capitol! Our Gulf of Mexico director, Joanie Steinhaus, will join Ocean Conservancy in Washington D.C. to lobby our representatives regarding Trump's proposed cuts to NOAA's budget. Stayed tuned for her story in next month's eNews. Photo: NOAA
We gathered at the California State Capitol and lobbied our representatives about why oceans matter to us, to the world, and to future generations. Read more.
Brazilian conservationists are calling for international support for the creation of Marine Protected Areas. With this new legislation, MPAs could grow from 1.5% to more than 20%, which would help protect wildlife and habitat from the impacts of fishing and deep sea mining. Take action here!
Cheryl King helps rescue whales from entanglements as a member of NOAA's Large Whale Entanglement Response Team. Read her firsthand account of the January rescue mission here.