Week In Review January 19, 2018: 1. National Park Board Members Resign in Protest 2. Belize Ends National Oil Drilling Activity – Recognizes Economic Risk to Lucrative Tourism 3. China Oil Spill Threatens Marine Life 4. Switzerland Deems Lobster Boiling Inhumane – World First to Recognize Crustacean Pain 5. Thorny Debate Over Australia’s Starfish Control Program 6. Ringed Seals Adopt Landlubber Survival Strategy 7. Say Goodbye to Seagrass? 8. Venomous Sea Snake Found Off California- Signalling Warming Waters
As of yesterday, the Department of Interior had only received a total of 1,000 comments. We just facilitated an additional 1,229 e-mails. (They are held in a cue until we release) … and we are just getting started! No more offshore drilling!