Without the oceans, WE ALL DIE!!! Seriously. And we are totally screwing up the oceans. And Obama has utterly failed to fix this problem after being in office for MONTHS!!!
But wait, there’s hope. Something is being done….
Sheril let me know about this:
INTERAGENCY OCEAN POLICY TASK FORCE
On June 12, 2009, President Obama sent a memorandum to the heads of executive departments and federal agencies establishing an Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force (pdf list of task force members) , led by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. The Task Force is charged with developing a recommendation for a national policy that ensures protection, maintenance, and restoration of oceans, our coasts and the Great Lakes. It will also recommend a framework for improved stewardship, and effective coastal and marine spatial planning…
Read about the initiative. Then, you must go here and tell Nancy Sutley, who works in the white house, to advance this initiative. The comment period ends in THREE DAYS so GET MOVING!!!!!!