Political action is one click away

Today is political action day. Your voice is only a click away.

Sheril Kirshenbam and others are hosting a Letter on Ocean Acidification from ocean champions Randy Repass and Sally-Christine Rodgers of West Marine and Oceana asking people contact their local representatives in Congress and their local newspapers–asking them to pay more attention to ocean acidification!

Deep Sea News is asking scientists (that means you) to sign on to a letter from the Marine Conservation Biology Institute to the United Nations General Assembly to ban bottom trawls on the high seas, in order to protect deep-sea ecosystems. Go there. Read more! Help us save the trees of the seas.

Dear Colleague,
We are writing to invite you to add your name to a growing list of scientists who wish to bridge the science-policy abyss in the deep seas.  Bottom fishing, particularly trawling, continues to harm deep sea ecosystems.  There has been little progress meeting UN commitments, and until these are met, we are again asking the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to halt bottom fishing on the high seas until the UN rules are followed.

Peter Etnoyer (406 Posts)

PhD candidate at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and doctoral fellow Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies.





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2 comments on “Political action is one click away
  1. Pingback: A Letter on Ocean Acidification | The Intersection | Discover Magazine

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