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Coralpalooza!

Posted on Jun 3, 2017 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Coralpalooza!

Cet Law joined Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) to lead a team of divers monitoring corals during CRF’s annual Coralpalooza event.  We monitored two sites where there was replanting. It was very nice to see the corals taking well – they were happy and healthy!  We love the work that CRF does, because healthy reefs mean […]

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Kicking Off Earth Day at University of Miami

Posted on Apr 19, 2017 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Kicking Off Earth Day at University of Miami

Cet Law was thrilled to be the first of many incredible events kicking off Earth Day celebrations on the University of Miami’s campus. Organized by the Miami Law Environmental Law Society and the University of Miami Energy & Conservation Organization, we talked about plastic pollution and climate change as well as watched two short videos […]

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Scientific American Interviews Cet Law on Whales and Climate Change

Posted on Apr 11, 2017 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Scientific American Interviews Cet Law on Whales and Climate Change

Scientific American interviewed Cet Law’s ED Natalie Barefoot along with others for an article Whales Keep Carbon out of the Atmosphere. Also interviewed was Blue Carbon Solutions, Angela Martin, with whom Cet Law is co-authoring a report entitled Pacific Islands Whales in a Changing Climate, and a representative of the Prime Minister’s office from Tuvalu. Tuvalu […]

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Whales in a Changing Ocean Conference – Tonga

Posted on Apr 6, 2017 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats, Responsible Whale Watching

Whales in a Changing Ocean Conference – Tonga

For three days 16 countries and territories of the Pacific Islands gathered together to discuss WHALES!!  SPREP (the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Pacific Environment Programme) hosted this unprecedented 3-day conference titled “Whales in a Changing Ocean” in Tonga April 4-6. The conference focused on three issues that were addressed by working groups including: 1) emerging […]

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Whales & Climate Change

Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Whales & Climate Change

Cet Law was pleased to be invited to speak with University of Miami’s Maritime Law Society and Environmental Law Society about whales, climate change, and the law. Climate change is not just a human problem – it is affecting our ocean, the habitat where whales live. Warming temperatures and melting ice are expected to directly […]

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Cet Law attends Blue Ocean Film Festival

Posted on Nov 13, 2016 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Cet Law attends Blue Ocean Film Festival

Cet Law was privileged to attend Blue Ocean Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida this year as a guest of incredible filmmaker Alexandra Sorgenicht and her film Ocean Heroines.  Ocean Heroines profiles some of our great female marine scientists and explorers around the world, including Cet Law’s Board Member Nan Hauser and Her Deepness, Sylvia Earle. […]

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Pacific Coast Whale Watching in and around MPAs

Posted on Nov 4, 2016 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Pacific Coast Whale Watching in and around MPAs

Cet Law teamed up with consultants Stephanie Stefanski and Jared Towers to win a bid to perform a study on Pacific Coast Whale-Watching in and around Marine Protected Areas. The study is part of a broader project run by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) entitled “Strengthening Marine Protected Areas: Strengthening Management Effectiveness and Supporting Coastal […]

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Taking on Ocean Acidification in Florida

Posted on Jun 17, 2016 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Taking on Ocean Acidification in Florida

On 17 June 2016, Cet Law attended a conference on ocean acidification (OA) hosted by the Ocean Conservancy and the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (RSMAS), held at RSMAS’s Virginia Key campus. The conference brought together marine scientists, local politicians, and community stakeholders for a frank conversation about the disastrous […]

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Miami-Dade County bans Styrofoam products from beaches, parks and marinas

Posted on Jun 8, 2016 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Miami-Dade County bans Styrofoam products from beaches, parks and marinas

Starting July 2017, Miami-Dade County’s beaches, parks and marinas will be styrofoam free!! Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava put forward the ordinance which was passed by the Miami Dade County Commission on 7 June 2016.  Miami Waterkeeper lead the way to take this important step forward and was supported by many organizations, including Cet Law, who signed […]

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