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Protecting Oceans

Is There Such a Thing As an Oceanic Electorate?

Samantha_Harris | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green

What if there was no one to listen to what you cared about, and you had no voice in what happened in your backyard? Would that upset you? It happens every day, in our oceans.

In Defense of the Demon Fish

Sarah Chasis | Posted 08.17.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

We kill an estimated 23 to 76 million sharks each year, almost entirely for the sake of shark fin soup, which has recently boomed in popularity. Right now the California State Senate is considering a bill, AB 376, that would end the fin trade there.

Sylvia Earle's Dream To Create National Parks In The Sea

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In her more than 50-year career in ocean science, [Sylvia] Earle has studied the deep, dived it and written about it. Now she's trying to save the oce...

Should We Sell The Oceans To Save Them?

Discovery News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Smarter people have made the comparison, but it's a stark one, and worth repeating: the world's oceans are remarkably similar to public bathrooms. No ...