Priscilla Brooks

Vice President and Director, Ocean Conservation CLF Massachusetts @pbrooks111
Office: Boston, MA

Priscilla Brooks is CLF’s Vice President and Director of Ocean Conservation, focusing on protecting marine habitat and wildlife and building healthy fishing communities. Before joining CLF in 1994, she performed extensive research on seafood marketing and trade, as well as aquaculture economics. In addition, she has worked on recreational fishing boats and research vessels in waters from Labrador to the Caribbean. Priscilla holds a BS from Cornell University as well as an MS and PhD in environmental and resource economics from the University of Rhode Island.


Recent Posts

A Call to Action in Celebration of New England’s Only Marine National Monument
From surface to seafloor, the canyons and seamounts off New England’s coast are spectacular. The canyons cut thousands of meters below the sea’s surface, while the seamounts rise like mountains from the ocean floor. Together, they provide a home for all sorts of marine life, from the ancient deep-sea corals that grow in shades of…
Biden Administration Could Bring Us A Step Closer Toward A Healthy Ocean
Common sense and science appear to have returned to United States environmental policy. In a flurry of executive orders during his first month in office, President Biden committed to pausing oil and gas leasing on federal lands and offshore areas, rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, reviewing the Trump administration’s efforts to shrink national monuments, and pledging to…
Our Ocean Is Part of the Climate Solution
From surface to seafloor, the canyons and seamounts off New England’s coast are spectacular. The canyons cut thousands of meters below the sea’s surface, while the seamounts rise like mountains from the ocean floor. Together, they provide a home for all sorts of marine life, from the ancient deep-sea corals that grow in shades of…
Trump Guts Protections for Atlantic Marine Monument – That’s Illegal
With our country is engulfed in anger over police brutality towards Black Americans – and with COVID-19 infections still raging nationwide – President Trump could have spent this afternoon leading a national dialogue on how we collectively heal from centuries of systemic racism. Instead, he used the crises as cover to decimate protections for the…
The Ocean Has Saved Us. Now, It’s Our Turn to Save the Ocean.
New Englanders are deeply connected to the ocean. Our economic prosperity, history, and culture have long been rooted in the sea. Half of the oxygen we breathe comes from the ocean, which covers three-quarters of our planet’s surface. And under the waves is a marvelous world that most of us have never seen or experienced…

 

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