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Stop Funding Cuts to NOAA Ocean, Fish, and Weather Programs

Congress has been directed by the Administration to slash $1 billion out of NOAA’s ocean and weather programs. Join with us to speak out for oceans to maintain funding of our nation’s ocean programs that include exploration and fisheries research, weather and coping with shifting baselines. The Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce will prepare NOAA’s budget. …

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Wildlife Socks to Save the Loxahatchee

We’ve got wildlife socks to warm your feet when you join with us to save the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge from being shut down.  Socks for individuals who give $5 or more a month. Click here to donate through Paypal ($10 minimum or more a month). From top to bottom the fish are mackerel, blue-back herring, cod,…

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Climate Change After Paris . . .

The long-term goal is to limit global warming to well below 2C or if possible 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. After Paris, Washington in your own voice When implementing the Paris Agreement, the biggest obstacle to success is the U.S. Congress.  The Ocean River Institute is uniquely capable of surmounting the obstinacy in DC because we…

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Guardians of Wondrous Atlantic Ocean Place

Will you take a stand for a national park area with 3 deep sea canyons and 4 cold-water coral seamounts? The Secretary of the Interior is recommending the president open the NE Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument to commercial fishing. Today, more than ever before, deep sea canyon rangers and seamount guardians are needed to make…

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A Marine Reserve for Biscayne Bay

Create a Coral Reef Marine Reserve in Biscayne National Park. This is the largest marine park in the National Park System. Biscayne National Park manages a portion of the only living coral reef in the continental U.S. This is the third largest barrier reef tract in the world. The coral reef is suffering from warming…

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Save the Herring

Save Blueback, Alewife & Atlantic Herring Join with us in calling on the New England Fisheries Management Council to use an ecosystem based management approach that includes the importance of herring as forage to sustainably manage Atlantic herring while protecting river herring. For the love of herring, please comment and sign our letter to the…

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