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How Should President Biden Address the Plastic Pollution Crisis?

Guest blog post by Hailey Kutcher, IOC intern.  Humans have created 8.3 billion tons of plastic, 79% of which...

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30×30 Statement

30×30 Statement of Support The Inland Ocean Coalition strongly supports President Biden’s Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful plan,...

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Support Colorado’s Plastic Pollution Reduction Act

Guest blog post by Rose Iannuzzi, Inland Ocean Coalition intern and a ‘22 at Dartmouth College majoring in Environmental...

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How to Support Sustainable Seafood and a Regenerative Ocean Food System

How to Support Sustainable Seafood and a Regenerative Ocean Food System By Pat Schnettler, an IOC Ambassador, and Mandi...

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What Will it Take to Achieve the 30×30 Resolution to Save Nature?

Did you know that only around 7.5% of our ocean is protected? Of this, only 2.6% of the global...

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Seven Ways to be a Fisherman or Woman, and a Conservationist

By Rick Wallace, founder and editor of Tackle Village As fishermen and women, we don’t always think about the...

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Fast Fashion is Speeding up the Degradation of our Planet

By Hailey Kutcher Fast fashion—inexpensive clothing produced rapidly by mass-markets in an attempt to keep up with current fashion...

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Reusables Are Safe During The Pandemic

During the stay at home order earlier this year due to COVID-19, the news shared stories of lowered CO2...

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Inland Ocean Ambassadors

As COVID-19 became a global threat in early 2020, we needed to rethink our in-person volunteer training strategy. With...

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Select Committee Releases Climate Report

Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Report: Release is Today! By Sophia Zengierski Back in January, the House of...

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On the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Rollback

By Sophia Zengierski In a time of national division and crisis, President Trump has chosen to roll back protections...

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How Ocean Health is Improving During the Pandemic

By Maya Chastang, a ninth grade student at Fairview in Boulder, Colorado  In the midst of a global pandemic,...

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Plastic Pollution Legislation in Colorado

This year Colorado is taking steps to reduce plastic pollution in the state through three legislative measures. First, SB...

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The Meaning of Salmon

By Stephen C. Curro, Inland Ocean Coalition Volunteer Say the word “salmon” and different people think of different things....

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What’s the Fishue with Orca Whales?

By Taylor Shedd, Inland Ocean Coalition Policy Manager Some of you may know that June is orca awareness month....

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Algal Blooms and Protecting Waterways

By Gregory Knight The summer is approaching and it’s easy to notice the vegetation around us becoming more green....

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Conservation Under the Trump Administration

By Jacob Villalobos, trained Ocean Ranger and Inland Ocean Coalition volunteer The Trump administration has a very different definition...

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Living Near Clean Waterways Provides Health And Wellness Benefits

By Kris Lindhal, realtor and water enthusiast from Blaine, Minnesota The importance of clean, vibrant water cannot be understated....

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Stand Up for Our Marine Sanctuaries and Monuments

By Jacob Villalobos, a trained Colorado Ocean Coalition Ocean Ranger We all eat. We all breathe. We require water...

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Blue Vision Summit: Hill Day

By Kaiya Whitehead A key component of the Blue Vision Summit in Washington D.C. is Hill Day where participants...

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Blue Vision Summit

By Christine Evans Fourteen members of the Inland Ocean Coalition attended the Blue Vision Summit in Washington, DC, from...

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Healthy Oceans Coalition Advocacy Training

Eight inland Ocean Coalition members just returned from an energetic, two-day Healthy Ocean (HOC) advocacy training in Chicago. The...

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COCO Newsletter 12-6-16

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Biomass by sea and by land

The ocean provides for us. It provides the air we breathe from photosynthesizing algae, the seafood we buy and sell,...

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A New Way to Save Coral Reefs

Scientists believe that they found a way to help preserve coral reefs that are endangered by acidifying oceans. Their...

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Colorado – The Inland Ocean (Youth Guest Blog)

Local youth and river/ocean lover, Grace, recently interviewed the Colorado Ocean Coalition’s founder, Vicki Nichols Goldstein, to discuss her organization and...

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The National Ocean Policy is here…but will it stay?

The National Ocean Policy is here...but will it stay?   This past week, two of the Colorado Ocean Coalition...

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