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September 25, 2013
Collective rights ‘offer hope for global fisheries’

By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News. 24 September 2013 Collective community-based rights could put the world's fisheries on a sustainable footing after decades of over-exploitation, an expert suggests. Previous management regimes had failed to protect both the industry and fish stocks' long-term future, explained Ragnar Arnason from Iceland University. Communities would act like "shareholders", ensuring […]

June 28, 2013
What’s Holding Up Coral Recovery?

An important pair of corals urgently needs your help. Elkhorn and staghorn corals are being deprived of a recovery plan that would help guide management necessary for their conservation. The feds convened the recovery team shortly after these imperiled corals were listed under the Endangered Species Act in 2006, and the team completed its work […]

Invasive Lionfish: A Guide to Control and Management

New guide for lionfish control and management edited by James A. Morris Jr.  is available at or click Invasive Lionfish: A Guide to Control and Management

May 4, 2012
Your chance to Have a say on Florida Keys Marine Conservation

This June, NOAA, the Florida DEP and the USFWS are gathering public input on rules for the Florida Keys National Wildlife Sanctuary, the Key West National Wildlife Refuge and the Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge. The Sanctuary’s focus is its’ zoning and boundary plan  which includes areas such the Ecological Preserves and Sanctuary Preservation […]