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November 10, 2020

What if we get it right? Reflections on WSN 2020

Michael Esgro, OPC Marine Ecosystems Program Manager & Tribal Liaison This past weekend, nearly 900 marine scientists convened online for the 101st Western Society of Naturalists (WSN) annual meeting. Against the backdrop of the U.S. presidential election, the COVID-19 pandemic, and a growing nationwide movement for racial Read more…

Categories: Climate Change, Equity and Environmental Justice, Kelp, Marine Protected Areas, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems



May 26, 2020

Ocean Protection Council Virtual Public Meeting — June 19, 2020

The Ocean Protection Council hosted a virtual public meeting from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Friday, June 19, 2020. The agenda and instructions on how to participate remotely and provide written or oral public comment can viewed here. Meeting Read more…

Categories: Funding Opportunities and Updates, Kelp, Marine Pollution, Marine Protected Areas, Ocean Acidification, OPC meetings, Plastic Pollution, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems, Tribal Stewardship



February 28, 2020

The Ocean Protection Council Approves A Bold Plan to Protect California’s Coast and Oceans

On February 26, the Ocean Protection Council approved its Strategic Plan to Protect California’s Coast and Ocean for 2020-2025. The plan establishes an ambitious collective vision for protecting the intrinsic, cultural, ecological and economic benefits provided by California’s coast and Read more…

Categories: Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Strategic Goal 4: Sustainable Blue Economy