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

Urgent: Maine Representatives & Senators Fail Right Whales
This is outrageous. On Wednesday, the Maine Congressional Delegation put the fate of endangered North Atlantic right whales in the hands of President Trump – a president intent on exploiting our oceans and rolling back critical environmental protections. Earlier this week, three right whales were found entangled in fishing ropes. Another six were found dead last…
Offshore Wind and Right Whales Can Coexist. Here’s How.
With sea levels and temperatures rising, it is critical that we develop New England’s vast renewable wind energy resources to reduce our use of fossil fuels. Harnessing offshore wind will help the region transition away from dirty polluting fuels to a clean energy economy that safeguards us from the impacts of climate change. But even…
Getting Offshore Wind Right for New England’s Right Whale
With sea levels and temperatures rising, it is critical that we develop New England’s renewable wind energy to reduce our use of fossil fuels. Harnessing offshore wind will help the region transition away from dirty polluting fossil fuels to a clean energy economy that safeguards us from the impacts of climate change. As new offshore…
New England’s Marine National Monument Turns Two
Happy Anniversary! This Saturday, September 15, marks two years since President Obama designated the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, providing full and permanent protection of this remarkable ecosystem for generations to come. Less than 150 miles off the shores of Cape Cod, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Marine Monument is the only…
Trump Prioritizes Exploitation Over the Environment (Again)
Last week, President Trump stripped our nation of its policy of ocean stewardship and replaced it with one of maximum ocean exploitation. In an executive order, Trump revoked the nearly decade old National Ocean Policy established by President Obama in 2010. With this reckless move, Trump is focusing ocean management on short-term economic development, energy…

 

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