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NOAA scientists have created the California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment to track and interpret environmental change off the West Coast so that they can monitor shifting conditions. They were alarmed in September when the ocean warming reached similar conditions to those seen in 2014-15, but also said at the time that if weather patterns shifted, this year’s blob could dissipate quite quickly, which is what seems to be happening now.
Yesterday, The Washington Post Live held an incredible program about the Ocean in Crisis. You can watch it in its entirety here. The program included a great discussion with actresses Jane Fonda about her Fire Drill Fridays protests and Diane Lane about her work with FOP Oceana on shark conservation. In addition, Explorer-in-Residence and FOP […]
Ocean literacy is key to understanding and protecting our planet. There is only one ocean and our language should reflect this. Will you join us and #droptheS? @DefraGovUK @EU_MARE @NOAA #oneoceanoneplanet pic.twitter.com/FNcPRTBJtT — Marine CoLABoration (@Marine_CoLAB) September 10, 2019 Thanks to FOP, and world-renowned marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco, we are making a major correction to […]
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) held a workshop this week with the goal of advancing the use of new technologies such as electronic monitoring and electronic reporting in order to better and more safely monitor and manage U.S. fisheries — which will significantly help to manage fisheries in the face of climate change. Meanwhile, a bipartisan group of Senators passed out of committee several pro-conservation bills.