Oceana in the News | Oceana USA

New York, NY, USA

Corporate Outreach Intern

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Oceana Report Exposes Thousands of Suspected Vessel Rendezvous at Sea

Oceana Uses Global Fishing Watch Data to Highlight Transshipping Hotspots, Countries and Ports of Interest

Paul Pechacek

Paul Pechacek

Controller

Washington, DC, USA

Social Media Associate, Azula

Therese Cayard

Therese Cayard

Human Resources Coordinator

Azam Malik

Azam Malik

Digital Marketing Fellow

Sarah Bedolfe

Sarah Bedolfe

Global Fellow

December, 2016

Obama Administration Announces Final Rule to Address Illegal Fishing and Seafood Fraud in United States

The Obama administration announces its final rule to implement the Seafood Import Monitoring Program to address illegal fishing and seafood fraud in the United States. The final rule will require imported seafood at risk of illegal fishing and seafood fraud to be traced from the fishing boat or farm to the U.S. border, helping to stop illegally caught and mislabeled seafood from entering the United States.  

December, 2016

President Obama Permanently Protects Important Areas of Atlantic Ocean from Offshore Drilling

The Obama administration moves to permanently protect important areas of the Atlantic Ocean from offshore drilling. Using his authority under section 12(a) of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, President Obama is withdrawing 3.8 million acres in the north and mid-Atlantic Ocean from future mineral extraction, protecting 31 canyons that extend from Heezen Canyon offshore New England to Norfolk Canyon offshore of the Chesapeake Bay.

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