Oceans in Crisis But U.S. Slow to Act

The federal government is failing to respond to alarming evidence that the oceans are in crisis, ocean experts told a Senate panel last week. Two years after a federal commission called on the Bush administration and Congress to aggressively overhaul the nation’s ocean policy, key recommendations have not been implemented and critical ocean research efforts face deep funding cuts.

Published 7 August 2006 in Environnement News Service: article


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