Dr. Elliott A. Norse, Marine Conservation Institute Chief Scientist - Dr. Norse has worked at the conservation science-policy interface for his entire career. Dr. Norse’s 150+ publications include Global Marine Biological Diversity: A Strategy for Building Conservation into Decision Making (1993) and Marine Conservation Biology: The Science of Maintaining the Sea’s Biodiversity (2005). He is a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation...
President Obama Announces Plan to Create the Largest Marine Protected Area in the World with Help from Marine Conservation Institute
Photo from Flickr by NOAA Washington, DC—Sixty-six marine conservation organizations, animal protection organizations, and leading academics recently issued a joint letter to Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) chair Werner Kiene, criticizing the MSC for its failure to improve the label’s Principle 2 (“Environmental and Ecological Impacts”) standards.
Short-beaked common dolphins and Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) hunt blue jack mackerel (Trachurus picturatus) in Azores, North Atlantic Ocean - Underwater World
Debt for dolphins: Seychelles creates huge marine parks in world-first finance scheme
Debt for dolphins: Seychelles creates huge marine parks in world-first finance scheme An innovative exchange of sovereign debt for marine conservation, backed by the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, could pave the way to saving large swaths of the world’s oceans