world ocean radio
In recent years, Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have used the 1906 Antiquities Act to protect vast marine areas in the Pacific Ocean by declaring them as "national marine monuments."
Our Children's Trust is fighting against this phenomenon by bringing legal action in all 50 states and the federal government using the public trust doctrine as the basis for cause to force enforcement of existing regulation and redress the evident, measurable damages.
The earth's surface is more than 70% ocean, supporting our claim that our planet would have best been called "Aqua," more water than land, a sea of blue connecting the remaining disconnected green, where has been concentrated the history of human activity, for better or for worse.
It may seem a long way by any scale from an African village or a Jordanian refugee camp to the ocean. The distance can be measured geographically, of course, but it can also be measured economically and socially by separation between our understanding of the problem and its solution.