Where: Main Lecture Hall, Long Marine Lab, UC Santa Cruz When: Friday, January 27th, 5:30-7:30pm
A lack of publicly available information about the chemical composition of fuel mined from tar sands hampers efforts to safeguard marine habitats. A new analysis recommends that officials gain a better understanding of the fuel’s environmental impacts before setting regulations.
The pillage of the world’s oceans represents threats to vital U.S. and global economic, environmental and security interests.
Efforts to adopt effective marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean, a global commons containing the world’s most pristine marine ecosystems, are being thwarted by political infighting and fishing interests.