Our oceans are currently managed under 140 laws implemented by 20 Federal agencies, without a unifying vision to ensure the overall health and productivity of the ocean. With Oceans 21, we finally have that vision--Including mechanisms to ensure the overall health and productivity of the ocean.
Rep. Sam Farr (D-Ca, 17th) (one of our Ocean Champions in Congress) has introduced OCEANS-21, a bill that adopts the key recommendations of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy and the Pew Oceans Commision to develop a holistic ocean health plan. This bill, unlike past ocean legislation, treats the disease, not the symptom.
Our Ocean Champions in Congress are working to make this solution a reality, but we need your help.
Please ask your member of Congress to support this vital legislation and help us build a better future for our oceans.
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