CLF was at the forefront when Massachusetts became the first state in the country to release a comprehensive ocean management plan for its marine resources.
We’re helping develop the country’s first regional ocean plan.
“Island life” is pretty unique. For some islanders, day-to-day life means relying on ferries to the mainland to go to work or buy groceries and other household goods. For many others, livelihoods depend on occupations deeply rooted in the sea – from fishing, to owning marine-oriented businesses, to preserving local maritime history and culture. Each island…
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.
The North Atlantic is renowned for its incredible beauty, access to iconic keystone species, and rich maritime history. But today, New England’s coasts and ocean are busier than ever, with more stakeholders and a more diverse complexity of interests than ever before. A regional ocean plan will drastically reduce conflict amongst ocean users, break down…
Faces of Ocean Planning | Opportunities to connect with the ocean at New England Science and Sailing
Welcome to Faces of Ocean Planning, where we take you behind the scenes to feature people and organizations who use the ocean in a variety of ways and are engaged in the Northeast Regional Ocean Plan process. The clock reads 11am, and New England Science and Sailing, located in Stonington, CT, is quiet – though it…
Welcome to Faces of Ocean Planning, where we’ll take you behind the scenes to feature people and organizations who use the ocean in a variety of ways and are engaged in the Northeast Regional Ocean Plan process. Rich Delaney knows that in order to protect coastal environments, marine mammals, and ecosystems, you must first understand them:…
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
Last night, more than 400 people attended a meeting at the Marriott in downtown Providence to discuss the possibility of a Marine National Monument in New England. Facilitated by NOAA, the meeting drew people from every corner of New England who are invested in gaining permanent protection for the Cashes Ledge Area and the New…
I am proud to announce that construction on the nation’s first offshore wind farm is officially underway in Rhode Island! Today, incoming Conservation Law Foundation President Bradley Campbell and I have the honor to be a part of history in the making. We’re going to be boarding a ferry out to the Deepwater Wind project site with United States Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, the Director for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Abigail Ross Hopper, our congressional delegation, Rhode Island state and local leaders, and many of our environmental colleagues. Together, we will be celebrating a landmark project years in the making and the ocean management plan that made it possible.