Coastal mayors join to oppose marine monument plans
The Obama administration is running afoul of transparency and openness as it prepares to create offshore marine monuments off California and New England, two mayors including Jon Mitchell are telling the administration.
Mayors Concerned About Potential Marine Monuments
In letters sent Friday to Obama Administration officials, New Bedford, MA, Mayor Jon Mitchell and Monterey, CA, Mayor Clyde Roberson expressed “serious concerns” about potential new monuments.
NOAA Training Aims To Stop Illegal Fishing
To maximize the effectiveness of the Port State Measures Agreement, broad implementation is critical and international capacity building has become of the utmost importance.
Papahanaumokuakea: It Is Hawaii's Business
The people of Hawaii are divided over the expansion of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Papahanaumokuakea encompasses 10 islands and 140,000 square miles.
JON WILLIAMS: Monument Area Vital To Fishermen
"A monument would profoundly impact commercial fishermen," says New England red crab fisherman.