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American Millennials: Cultivating the Next Generation of Ocean Conservationists – The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

American Millennials: Cultivating the Next Generation of Ocean Conservationists - The David and Lucile Packard ...

Naples State Marine Conservation Area and the Plains All American Pipeline Spill

Santa Barbara Channelkeeper produced this excellent underwater video, “Naples State Marine Conservation Area and ...

Big Sur Expedition Part 2

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p>                 For years people have ...

Marine Protection Bill Signed Into Law

AB 298 Will Boost Protections for Coast, FisheriesWidespread Praise for Governor BrownSACRAMENTO, June 30, 2015 – ...

The value of Marine Protected Areas in the face of the Refugio oil spill

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Near and far, people were saddened to ...

Ocean Protection Council Update

By Cyndi Dawson, OPC Marine Protected Areas Policy Advisor OPC has been busy through the spring making progress on ...

Work Begins on the 2015 Yukon Marine Life Survey

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Work began on the Yukon Marine Life ...

Refugio Spill Affects Santa Barbara Marine Protected Areas

The Plains All American Oil Spill at Refugio has already affected miles of the Gaviota Coast. Heavy beach oiling ...
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