ocean protection

UNESCO Expands List of World Heritage in Danger

UNESCO Expands List of World Heritage in Danger

The largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere has been placed on the List of World Heritage in Danger, and an Italian Alpine mountain range and a coastal wetland in Germany and The Netherlands have been newly inscribed for protection on the World Heritage List.

New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Coastal and Ocean Protection Bill

New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Coastal and Ocean Protection Bill

TRENTON, New Jersey, January 10, 2008 (ENS) – The New Jersey Assembly passed a bill Monday that would establish a New Jersey Coastal and Ocean Protection Council to help safeguard the state’s resources. The state Senate passed the same bill on December 10, 2007 and environmental groups now are asking that Governor Jon Corzine sign…