Latest Center for Ocean Solutions Stories
The Hawaiian green sea turtle population has increased since the species was listed under the US Endangered Species Act in 1978, however, the number of turtles is only a fraction of historic levels, so the calls to lift the animals’ protections may be premature.
Like their warrior ancestors, leaders of many Pacific Island nations have been making efforts to safeguard their countries, this time by sounding an alarm as the impact of climate change becomes more apparent.
A majority of California's coastal planners and resource managers now view the threats from climate change as sufficiently likely that practical steps on the ground need to be taken to protect against growing threats.
In the search for sustainability of the ocean's fisheries, solutions can be found in a surprising place: the ancient past.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.