Feb 18, 2016

Priscilla Brooks

Priscilla Brooks is CLF’s Vice President of Ocean Conservation, which focuses 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… Continue reading Priscilla Brooks

Jan 26, 2016


The ocean plays an integral role in New Englanders’ lives, our economy, and our communities. But pollution, overfishing, and climate change threaten its health and our future.

Oct 08, 2015

Conservation Matters Fall 2015

Fighting for New England’s Future: CLF’s New President, Brad Campbell, Takes the Reins… Windward Progress: Offshore Wind in Rhode Island… Why I Give: Justin Boyan… Five Questions For: Dr. Sylvia Earle

Sep 08, 2015

Bradley Campbell

“New England is poised to lead the nation in responding to climate change and emerging threats to our environment and public health. CLF has been the driving force in getting New England to this point. I am excited to lead CLF’s smart and devoted advocates as we write a new chapter in protecting the region’s… Continue reading Bradley Campbell

Bradley Campbell
Sep 05, 2015

Redefining Open Space

Beneath the waves are seascapes as diverse and breathtaking as anything found on land. Yet only a fraction of our ocean is protected worldwide. We make the case for protecting vital seascapes like Cashes Ledge, so that our ocean can survive and thrive for generations to come.

Sep 05, 2015

5 Questions for Dr. Sylvia Earle

In August 2015, conservationist and oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle launched a dive expedition to Cashes Ledge, the underwater mountain range 80 miles off the coast of Portland. We asked Dr. Earle about the need to protect Cashes Ledge and why she has designated it one of her “Hope Spots.”

Apr 08, 2015

Conservation Matters Spring 2015: Year in Review

Defending Our Climate: Massachusetts Youth Take Action on Climate Change… Stormwater Challenge: One Family’s Fight to Hold Polluters Accountable… Our Fisheries Future: A Lifelong Fisherman’s View… A Leg Up for Local Food: Legal Services Food Hub Lends a Hand to Farmers and Food Businesses… Building Healthy Communities One Neighborhood at a Time

Apr 05, 2015

Making Room for All the Fish (and More) in the Sea

In New England, the ocean is an integral part of our lives, economy, and communities. But today, our need for the ocean’s resources is growing. So New England is leading the way in creating the country’s first regional ocean plan to balance ocean protection with responsible development.

Sep 08, 2014

Conservation Matters Fall 2014

Redefining Open Space: The Case for Protecting Open Space in the Sea… Why I Give: Sam Warton and Chris Waters Bike Across the Country for CLF… Progress Report: Keeping the Lights On: Forcing the New England Governors’ Energy Plan Out of the Back Room… Five Questions for: Ivy Frignoca

Jul 08, 2014

Conservation Matters Summer 2014

A Natural Solution: Green Infrastructure is Transforming Stormwater Management for the 21st Century… Progress Report: Help Protect Cashes Ledge from Devastating Bottom Trawling… Why I Give: Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg on CLF’s Impact… Five Questions for: Elena Mihaly