The controversial Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Refuge is an attempt to maintain some shelter for endangered marine organisms.
When large nets are used to capture desirable species, there is often “bycatch” of undesirable species that are often thrown back into the water.
Though field trips are time-consuming and can be expensive, they provide a window into an environmental world that many kids have never experienced before.
We will not make America great again if we can’t breathe the air, drink the water, or find mental refreshment and recreation in natural areas.
The Department of Interior opened public comment, perhaps unprepared for the avalanche of responses. When the portal closed on July 10, 1,459,940 people had commented, including me. Make no mistake, this is a lot.