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Save Seamounts from Underwater Mountain Top Mining

George W. Bush forever protected Pacific Ocean seamounts by proclamation creating the Northern Hawaii Island National Marine Monument. Now the rare earth elements and high-tech metal mining-eye of Mordor is turning to seamounts in the Atlantic Ocean off of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.   The four pristine seamounts are named Bear, Physalia, Mytilus, and…

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Fish Tales

Got Fish Tales? We’d like to hear from you to learn more about the importance of these New England fish, no matter where you live. The better decision-makers know fish, the better informed will be their decisions. These New England fish were illustrated by Dina Chapeau for the Ocean River Institute. How do they look?…

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Atlantic Stewardship for Sustainable Tuna

Good News: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) has created a strong and balanced Final Rule that will reduce the waste of bluefin tuna and support the long-term sustainability of the U.S. Atlantic bluefin tuna fishery.  The Final Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan was…

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