Joint Initiative Applauds Progress on Ocean Priorities in Domestic and International Arena

16 September 2016

The historic gathering of world leaders in Washington, D.C., this week to address ocean issues is one in a series of significant recent developments that collectively signify that we may be witnessing a course correction toward a more sustainable ocean future. The Joint Initiative, while recognizing that immense challenges remain, strongly applauds the progress in both domestic and international arenas.  Federal leadership has been laudable, but credit is due across multiple sectors and geographies, notably among localities and tribes, state and regional leaders, the private sector, as well as game-changing support and direction from foundations and NGOs.

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