nrdc: Good News: California Casts Historic Vote to Preserve Ocean Riches
This week, California’s Fish and Game Commission voted to establish a system of marine protected areas along the state’s north coast. This historic vote caps California’s extraordinary effort to establish the nation’s first statewide network of underwater parks. A chain of more than 100 protected areas stretching from Mexico to Oregon will help replenish California’s ocean life—and provide people with unforgettable encounters with whales, seals, fish and sea stars for generations to come. Read more.