Deep-Sea Coral Expedition to California’s Channel Islands

By Dr. Lance Morgan, President of Marine Conservation Institute Location, location, location! This axiom of the real estate world is perhaps even more true in the natural world. Finding the right environmental conditions for deep-sea corals and sponges to survive and thrive is a rare occurrence in the deep ocean. Marine biologists have discovered deep-sea Read more about Deep-Sea Coral Expedition to California’s Channel Islands[…]

Offshore Drilling: So What Happens Now?

  By Pete Stauffer, Environmental Director at Surfrider Foundation This post was originally featured on the Surfrider Foundation Blog on April 18, 2018. A final decision on the Trump administration’s offshore drilling proposal is at least a year away. Here’s what you can do right now to defend your coastline from new oil rigs! Earlier this year, the Read more about Offshore Drilling: So What Happens Now?[…]

Florida Pulled From Offshore Drilling Plan, But What About the Rest of the U.S.?

By Pete Stauffer, Environmental Director at Surfrider Foundation This post was originally featured on the Surfrider Foundation Blog on January 10, 2018. The Surfrider Foundation is pleased that Secretary Zinke has recognized that Florida’s coasts are heavily reliant on tourism and that its communities, businesses, and state leaders are strongly opposed to offshore drilling. Hundreds of local communities and Read more about Florida Pulled From Offshore Drilling Plan, But What About the Rest of the U.S.?[…]