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CASCADIA TIMES
JULY 1999


Part 1
Ancient predators in peril in the Pacific

Vital ecosystems on land enjoy protection as wilderness, but there is almost no wilderness at sea. Some experts say marine wilderness is needed to restore overfished species.

Part 2
U.S. Ocean Habitat Protection Effort Flounders

The 1996 Sustainable Fisheries Act was supposed to reform fishery management in the U.S., but it's "toothless," say critics.

Part 3
Is it fresh?
..
.and other important questions to ask at the seafood market.

Part 4
Seven Troubling Trends

A checkup on the condition of the world's oceans, according to Dr. Jane Lubchenco, a leading Northwest ecologist

Part 5
No Refuge
Strictly speaking, our National Marine Sanctuaries aren't truly "sanctuaries" at all.

Part 6
Ten Gems of the Pacific

From Alaska to California, there are plenty of special places worth preserving for their biodiversity and ecological value. Here are ten. You might call them our "undersea Yellowstones."

 

Our Undersea
Yellowstones
Should Wilderness Protection Stop at
Land's End?
an eight-part series

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A swirling mass of jack mackerel in the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, off the coast of Northern California (for more images of sea life in National Marine Sanctuaries, go here)

 

 

Part 7
Canada's Ocean Wild
An activist's perspective on protecting marine ecology along British Columbia's richly diverse coastline.

Part 8
Puget Sound's

bottomfish
may land on the
Endangered Species List.

 

 

Articles by Paul Koberstein,
Elizabeth Grossman/Portland,
and Jennifer Lash/Gabriola Straits

Photo: Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Courtesy National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration

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