Advocacy

Coastwide
Advocacy

What Do we Know about Climate Change Mitigation in Cities?

The emission reduction goals of the Paris Agreement demand rapid action at all scales and levels of governance – from individual to international – and cities are no exception. Many urban governments recognise this and are embarking on projects to improve public transport services, mandate efficient buildings, or produce energy from local renewable sources.

Northeast
Advocacy

New Jersey trying to write public waterways access into law

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is trying to enshrine in law the public's right to access waterways and shorelines.

International
Advocacy

Saving marine life, and those who depend on it

The Gulf of Mannar is along the coastline of southern India bordering Ramanathapuram, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts in Tamil Nadu. It has rich biological and ecological assemblages with very high levels of productivity. The gulf falls within the Indo-Malayan realm which has rich marine biodiversity on earth.

Great Lakes
Advocacy

New Jersey trying to write public beach access into law

Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is still trying to enshrine in law the public's right to have access to waterways and shorelines.

Gulf of Mexico
Advocacy

OPINION Marlette: ‘Quiet title’ a scam for the sand

As the oily, sun-soaked days of summer are soon upon us, it’s worth talking about how Northwest Florida is a place with an identity crisis. We tout our region as a “conservative” community — a place that honors God-given freedoms, personal liberties and homegrown, working-folk values above the machinations of shiny-shoe-wearing people like fancy-pants politicians.

Northeast
Advocacy

New Jersey trying to write public waterways access into law

Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is trying to enshrine in law the public's right to access waterways and shorelines.

Hawaii & Alaska
Advocacy

Ask The Mayor: Why do Hotels Still Block Public Beach Access?

Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his staff.

Hawaii & Alaska
Advocacy

Hawaii 2040: Many Climate Change Bills Are Still Alive, Including A Carbon Tax

At the session’s halfway point, several new measures have support. But some current initiatives will expire if action isn’t taken.

Coastwide
Advocacy

In the warming 'Green New Deal' debate, a tale of coasts vs. midlands

WASHINGTON • When Democrats rolled out their “Green New Deal” resolutions in Congress, 38 of the 68 initial House sponsors were from three states: California, New York and Massachusetts. Only 18 were from noncoastal states.

Great Lakes
Advocacy

'A grave danger' to beach rights

Mayor, non-profits warn SB 581 strips rights, endangers lakefront access to Lake Michigan.

Great Lakes
Advocacy

Save the Dunes opposes bill which would gut Lake Michigan shoreline access ruling

The Long Beach Community Alliance (LBCA) and Save the Dunes are warning that Indiana Senate Bill 581 poses a grave threat to Indiana public’s rights on the shoreline as well as to the management of upland dunes, affecting more than just Lake Michigan’s coastal communities.