Underwater Yellowstone” Designated as Marine National Monument

President Obama designated the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument on September 15, 2016 under the Antiquities Act of 1906 which allows Presidents to protect national treasures. A first of its kind in the Atlantic Ocean, the new monument includes three submarine canyons; Oceanographer Canyon, Gilbert Canyon, and Lydonia Canyon and four seamounts; Bear [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Blogs, Industry News, News|0 Comments

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Expansion

President Obama recently expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Pacific Ocean and made a visit to the remote outpost of Midway Atoll this week.  Considered both hallowed ground for its roll in WWII and still bearing the scars of a military outpost  as well as pristine, untouched marine environments, the Midway Atoll is [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Blogs, News|0 Comments