Fish Are Moving to Poles, And Management Isn’t Keeping Up

Fish Are Moving to Poles, And Management Isn’t Keeping Up

by Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer As the world’s oceans warm, fish are moving toward the poles where waters are colder. A new study finds that fishing regulations haven’t adapted to the new climate change-fueled reality. The researchers looked at 10 East Coast ports, where water temperatures are rising especially quickly and found that species […]

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Ocean Activists Planning to “Flood” the Nation’s Capital Next Week

Ocean Activists Planning to “Flood” the Nation’s Capital Next Week

Hundreds of citizens will fan out across the nation’s capital next week to meet with lawmakers in what’s projected to be the largest ocean lobby effort in US history.  On Tuesday and Wednesday, they will meet with Biden administration officials, federal agencies, and members of Congress for a nonpartisan Ocean Climate Action Hill Day.

Why It Matters:  As the Biden administration and the Congress begin to debate what’s infrastructure and therefore within the American Jobs Plan, the blue economy needs to be front and center in it.

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