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Lawsuit to Protect the North Pacific Ecosystem

Feature story | May 20, 2003 at 18:00

In 1998, Greenpeace sued the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), the agency responsible for conserving marine species and managing commercial fisheries, for its failure to protect the Steller sea lion while managing the commercial...

Big Win in Alaska: Courts Uphold Protections for Endangered Steller Sea Lions

Blog by John Hocevar | January 25, 2012

For decades, it has been clear that unsustainable levels of fishing has not only impacted fish populations, but also the species that eat fish. In Alaska, factory fishing has removed much of the fish available to Steller sea lions...

You did it! Finally, some good news for Steller sea lions

Blog by George Pletnikoff | October 12, 2010 1 comment

The Steller Sea Lion (SSL) of the North Pacific have been in danger of extinction, depletion or as a threatened species for a long time. As Unangan people who live on the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands and depend heavily upon the...

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